Tetraethylgermanium is a compound used as a precursor for germanium dioxide chemical vapor deposition in the microelectronics industry, useful in the manufacturing of semiconductor films. Also, utilized in solar panel applications and for increasing the life of battery storage TEG is also utilized in infrared optical devices, telephone lines and computer cables.
|Chemical Synonym||Tetraethylgermane, Tetraethyl germanium|
|Appearance/Form||Clear, colorless liquid|
|BP||163-164 °C (325-327 °F) at 760 mmHg|
|Flash Point||35 °C (95 °F) in a closed cup|
|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.
Store in a tightly closed container in a dry, well- ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed, in locked cabinet.
Storage Temperature: 15 – 30 ºC, Flashpoint 35 C
|Storage||Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.|
|Transport Information||Proper Shipping Name: Flammable liquids, n.o.s. (Tetraethylgermanium)
Hazard Label: Flammable
Packing Group: III