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Germanium(IV) chloride

99.99% trace metals basis

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Synonym(s):
Germanium tetrachloride
Linear Formula:
GeCl4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
214.45
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

vapor pressure

76 mmHg ( 20 °C)

Quality Level

Assay

99.99% trace metals basis

form

liquid

reaction suitability

reagent type: catalyst
core: germanium

impurities

≤150.0 ppm Trace Metal Analysis

bp

83 °C (lit.)

mp

−49.5 °C (lit.)

density

1.844 g/mL at 25 °C

SMILES string

Cl[Ge](Cl)(Cl)Cl

InChI

1S/Cl4Ge/c1-5(2,3)4

InChI key

IEXRMSFAVATTJX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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assay

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assay

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assay

≥99.8% trace metals basis

assay

99.99% trace metals basis

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

solid

form

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impurities

≤150.0 ppm Trace Metal Analysis

impurities

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impurities

≤2000.0 ppm Trace Metal Analysis

impurities

≤150.0 ppm Trace Metal Analysis

mp

−49.5 °C (lit.)

mp

-49.5 °C

mp

-

mp

-

density

1.844 g/mL at 25 °C

density

1.88 g/cm3 at 20 °C

density

5.37 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

4.32 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Application

Germanium tetrachloride may be used in the microwave preparation of Ge2Cl6, a colorless crystalline material which was included in a further study of low-valent germanium compounds.GeCl4 may be used in the plasma enhanced vapor deposition of germanium chalcogenide thin films. GeCl4 in combination with triphenylphosphine may be applied for the reduction of a number of a-bromo carboxylic acid derivatives.

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Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Dam. 1 - Met. Corr. 1 - Skin Corr. 1A - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Does not sustain combustion.

Flash Point(C)

Does not sustain combustion.

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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GeS2 and GeSe2 PECVD from GeCl4 and Various Chalcogenide Precursors.
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Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 34(4), 755-766 (2014)
Triphenylphosphine/germanium(IV) chloride combination: A new agent for the reduction of a-bromo carboxylic acid derivatives
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Tetrahedron Letters, 39(10), 1203-1206 (1998)
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Direct conversion of carbohydrates into 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) catalyzed by germanium(IV) chloride in ionic liquids has been investigated in search of an efficient and environmentally friendly process. Monosaccharides D-fructose and D-glucose, disaccharides sucrose and maltose, and even the polysaccharide cellulose were
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Inorganic chemistry, 37(23), 6032-6034 (2001-10-24)
The Raman spectrum of Ge(2)Cl(6) shows close analogies with that of the isoelectronic [Ga(2)Cl(6)](2)(-). A band at 262 cm(-)(1) is assigned as principally a Ge-Ge stretching mode. The compound is very moisture-sensitive and decomposes readily in vacuo to give GeCl(4)
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