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CAS No.: 597-63-7

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CAS No.597-63-7
Chemical SynonymTetraethylgermane, Tetraethyl germanium
Appearance/FormClear, colorless liquid
Molecular Weight188.88
BP163-164 °C (325-327 °F) at 760 mmHg
Flash Point35 °C (95 °F) in a closed cup
Density0.998 g/mL
Unit SizesBulk
StorageKeep tightly closed in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place; containers which are opened must be tightly resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage
UsesVapor deposition of germanium and semiconductors
Transport Information

Proper Shipping Name: Flammable liquids, n.o.s. (Tetraethylgermanium)


Class: 3

Hazard Label: Flammable

Packing Group: III

Safety and Hazards Information

Statements of Hazard: Flammable

Acute Health Hazard: Irritant to eyes, skin, mucous membranes and respiratory system. May be harmful by ingestion, inhalation or skin absorption.

Chronic Health Hazard: Not Available

HMIS Rating: H:2 F:3 P:0

NFPA Rating: H:2 F:3 R:0


Signal Word: Warning

Hazard Statement(s): H226 Flammable liquids and vapors. H302 Harmful if swallowed. H312 Harmful in contact with skin. H315 Causes skin irritation. H319 Causes serious eye irritation. H332 Harmful if inhaled. H335 May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statement(s): P210 Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. — No smoking.

P261 Avoid breathing dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapors/ spray. P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. P301+P312 IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. P302+P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. P332+P313 If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/ attention. P403+P235 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.

Handling and Storage

Handling: Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure. Use only in a chemical fume hood. Open and handle container with care. Keep ignition sources away.

Storage: Store in a tightly closed container in a dry, well- ventilated place.

Sensitivities: Not Available

Storage Temperature: 15 – 30 ºC