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Product Code: GET8150

Cas No: 1184-65-2

10 g
100 g
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EINECS Number: 214-673-5

Specific Gravity: 1.930

Flashpoint: 12

HMIS Key: 3-4-2-X

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

Formula: HCl3Ge


Application: Pure GeCl2 may be provided by cooling to -30° and pulling vacuum.1,2
Complex with 2 moles ether reduces nitro compounds and ferric chloride.3,4
Hydrogermylates olefins without catalyst.5,6
Undergoes superacid reactions with aromatics.7,8

Reference: 1. Schwarz, R. et al. Z. Anor. Allg. Chem. 1954, 275, 1.
2. Brauer, G. Handbook of Preparative Inorganic Chemistry, 717, Academic, 1963.
3. Craddock, S. et al. Inorg. Chem. 1967, 6, 1751.
4. Creemers, H. et al. J. Organomet. Chem. 1967, 7, 237.
5. Lesbre, M. et al. The Organic Compounds of Germanium, 223, Wiley, 1971.
6. Wolfsberger, W. J. Praktische Chem. 1992, 334, 453.
7. Kolosnikov, S. Main Group Metal Chem. 1989, 12, 305.
8. Kolosnikov, S. Chem. Abstr. 110, 114984u; Izv. Akad. Nauk. Ser. Khim. 1988, 3, 666.

Additional Properties: Hazy liquid
Decomposes >140°, yielding Ge, HCl, GeCl4
Vapor pressure, 20°: 80 mm