GERMANIUM METHOXIDE

Chemical Information

Synonyms: Tetramethyl orthogermanate

Chemical Formula: Ge(OCH3)4

Description: Clear colourless liquid, moisture sensitive

Trace Elements:

Al < 10 ppm
As < 100 ppm
Bi < 10 ppm
Fe < 2 ppm
K < 10 ppm
Na < 10 ppm
Pb <10ppm
Sb < 50 ppm
Si < 100 ppm
Sn < 10 ppm
Zn < 10 ppm

Assay (Oxide): >99.8% Trace Impurities (Wet Test): Cl < 0.3%

Additional Information

CAS No.: 992-91-6

B.P.: 145°C

M.P.: -18°C

V.P.: 36mm at 66°C

Solubility in water: Reacts exothermally

Solubility in organics: Soluble in hydrocarbons and ethanol, reacts with alcohols, ketones and esters

Applications

Nano-materials & Thin Films
Catalysis & Synthesis
Optics & Glasses
Healthcare & Biochemical