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Product Code: GET8660

Cas No: 2816-43-5

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Boiling Point: 128-9° / 0.03

EINECS Number: 220-569-0

Melting Point: 41-3°

Molecular Weight: 304.91


HMIS Key: 2-1-1-X

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

Formula: C18H16Ge

Refractive Index: 1.6187

Application: Adds to epoxides in presence of Et3B.1
Catalyst with Co2(CO)8 for preparation of glycol monoalkyl ethers from synthesis gas, HCHO and alkanols.2
Forms carbonyl radical acceptor synthons yielding cyclopentanones3, oximes.4
Regioselective addition to alkynes gives (E) vinylgermanes.5
Undergoes H2PtCl6 catalyzed hydrogermylation reactions.6

Reference: 1. Ichinose, Y. et al. Chem. Lett. 1988, 8, 1437.
2. Knifton, J. J. Mol. Catal. 1985, 30, 281.
3. Curran, D. et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 4797.
4. Iserloh, U. J. Org. Chem. 1998, 63, 4711.
5. Esteruelas, M. A. et al. Organometallics 1999, 18, 2267.
6. Schumann, H. et al. Organometallics 2007, 26, 397.

Additional Properties: Dipole moment: 2.60 debye
Disproportionates at elevated temperature