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Product Code: GET7500

Cas No: 992-91-6

50 g
10 g
1 kg
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Specific Gravity: 1.325

Flashpoint: 34°C (93°F)

HMIS Key: 3-3-1-X

Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 8: reacts rapidly with moisture, water, protic solvents

Formula: C4H12GeO4

Refractive Index: 1.4015

Application: Reacts with H2S in ethanol to yield amorphous sol-gel GeS2.1
Diffuses into porous silica, hydrolyzing to yield optical waveguide.2
Forms IR transmitting optic by sol-gel.3
In combination with silanol-terminated polydimethylsiloxanes forms coatings for GC.4

Reference: 1. Melling, P. Ceram. Bull. 1984, 63, 1427.
2. Kondu, O. Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., Part 1 1990, 29, 2868.
3. Gael, S. et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1990, 112, 5636.
4. Fang, L. et al. Anal. Chem. 2007, 79, 9774.

Additional Properties: Dipole moment: 1.8 debye
Surface tension, 25°: 22.5 dynes/cm
?Hcomb: -713.2 kcal/mole
?Hvap: 9.6 kcal/mole
Viscosity, 20°: 1 cSt