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Product Code: GET8560

Cas No: 1449-63-4

10 g
2.5 g
Germanium-Base Reducing Agent
Trimethylgermane; Trimethylgermanium
  • Store <5°C

  • Effects halogen displacement of alkyl halides with hydrogen when exposed to UV
  • Specific Gravity: 1.013

    HMIS Key: 3-4-1-X

    Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 4: no reaction with water under neutral conditions

    Formula: C3H10Ge

    TSCA: No

    Refractive Index: 1.3890

    Application: Effects halogen displacement of haloalkanes with hydrogen when exposed to UV.1
    Reacts with t-BuLi to form Me3GeLi.2
    Undergoes demethanative coupling to form polygermanes.3

    Reference: 1. Coates, D. et al. J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1978, 11, 725.
    2. Piers, E. et al. Organometallics 1995, 14, 5011.
    3. Reichl, J. et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996, 118, 9430.

    Additional Properties: Dipole moment: 0.67 debye
    ?Hvap: 6.10 kcal/mole