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Diethylgermanium Dichloride

CAS #:

Linear Formula:

(C2H5)2GeCl2

MDL Number:

MFCD00013589

EC No.:

236-344-5

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97% Dimethylgermanium Dichloride
2ET-GECL-017
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Diethylgermanium Dichloride Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C4H10Cl2Ge
Molecular Weight 201.67
Appearance solid
Melting Point -55 °C
Boiling Point 124 °C
Density 1.372 g/mL
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 201.937133 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 201.937133 g/mol

Diethylgermanium Dichloride Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H302-H312-H319-H332-H335
Hazard Codes Xi
Risk Codes N/A
Safety Statements N/A
Transport Information UN 3265 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 3

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 10/15/2019
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Diethylgermanium Dichloride

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. 2ET-GECL-017 01

CAS #: 13314-52-8

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
Flammable liquids (Category 4), H227
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4), H302
Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4), H332
Acute toxicity, Dermal (Category 4), H312
Eye irritation (Category 2A), H319
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (Category 3), Respiratory system, H335

2.2 GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements

Exclamation Mark - GHS07

Pictogram
Signal word Warning
Hazard statement(s)
H227 Combustible liquid
H302 + H312 + H332 Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
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.
P264 Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P271 Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
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.
P312 Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician if you feel unwell.
P322 Specific measures (see supplemental first aid instructions on this label).
P330 Rinse mouth.
P337 + P313 If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/ attention.
P363 Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
P370 + P378 In case of fire: Use dry sand, dry chemical or alcohol-resistant foam for
extinction.
P403 + P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P403 + P235 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
P405 Store locked up.
P501 Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
2.3 Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC) or not covered by GHS - none


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.1 Substances
Formula : C4H10Cl2Ge
Molecular Weight : 201.67 g/mol
CAS-No. : 13314-52-8
EC-No. : 236-344-5
Hazardous components
Component Classification Concentration
Dichlordiethylgerman
Flam. Liq. 4; Acute Tox. 4; Eye
Irrit. 2A; STOT SE 3; H227,
H302 + H312 + H332, H319,
H335
-


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1 Description of first aid measures
General advice
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.Move out of dangerous area.
If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
In case of eye contact
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
If swallowed
Do NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a
physician.
4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in section 11
4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
no data available


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Carbon oxides, Hydrogen chloride gas, Germanium oxides
5.3 Advice for firefighters
Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.
5.4 Further information
Use water spray to cool unopened containers.


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use personal protective equipment. Avoid breathing Vapors, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Remove all
sources of ignition. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Beware of Vapors accumulating to form explosive
concentrations. Vapors can accumulate in low areas.
For personal protection see section 8.
6.2 Environmental precautions
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains.
6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Contain spillage, and then collect with an electrically protected vacuum cleaner or by wet-brushing and place in
container for disposal according to local regulations (see section 13). Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
6.4 Reference to other sections
For disposal see section 13.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhalation of Vapor or mist.
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.
For precautions see section 2.2.
7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully
resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.
Moisture sensitive.
7.3 Specific end use(s)
Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 Control parameters
Components with workplace control parameters
Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.
8.2 Exposure controls
Appropriate engineering controls
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of
workday.
Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection
Face shield and safety glasses Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate
government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
Skin protection
Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without
touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after
use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands.
Body Protection
Complete suit protecting against chemicals, The type of protective equipment must be selected according to
the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Respiratory protection
Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a full-face respirator with multipurpose
combination (US) or type ABEK (EN 14387) respirator cartridges as a backup to engineering controls.
If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air respirator. Use respirators and
components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
Control of environmental exposure
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties
a) Appearance Form: liquid
Colour: colourless
b) Odor no data available
c) Odor Threshold no data available
d) pH no data available
e) Melting point/freezing
point
no data available
f) Initial boiling point and
boiling range
no data available
g) Flash point 63 °C (145 °F) - closed cup
h) EVaporation rate no data available
i) Flammability (solid, gas) no data available
j) Upper/lower
flammability or
explosive limits
no data available
k) Vapor pressure no data available
l) Vapor density no data available
m) Relative density 1.372 g/cm3 at 25 °C (77 °F)
n) Water solubility no data available
o) Partition coefficient: noctanol/
water
no data available
p) Auto-ignition
temperature
no data available
q) Decomposition
temperature
no data available
r) Viscosity no data available
s) Explosive properties no data available
t) Oxidizing properties no data available
9.2 Other safety information
no data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1 Reactivity
no data available
10.2 Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions
no data available
10.4 Conditions to avoid
Heat, flames and sparks.
10.5 Incompatible materials
Strong oxidizing agents
10.6 Hazardous decomposition products
Other decomposition products - no data available
In the event of fire: see section 5


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity
no data available
no data available
Skin corrosion/irritation
no data available
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
no data available
Respiratory or skin sensitisation
no data available
Germ cell mutagenicity
no data available
Carcinogenicity
IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as
probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.
ACGIH: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a
carcinogen or potential carcinogen by ACGIH.
NTP: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a
known or anticipated carcinogen by NTP.
OSHA: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a
carcinogen or potential carcinogen by OSHA.
Reproductive toxicity
no data available
no data available
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
Inhalation - May cause respiratory irritation.
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
no data available
Aspiration hazard
no data available
Additional Information
RTECS: Not available
burning sensation, Cough, wheezing, laryngitis, Shortness of breath, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Dermatitis,
Symptoms may be delayed., To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have
not been thoroughly investigated.


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 Toxicity
no data available
12.2 Persistence and degradability
no data available
12.3 Bioaccumulative potential
no data available
12.4 Mobility in soil
no data available
12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted
12.6 Other adverse effects
no data available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 Waste treatment methods
Product
This combustible material may be burned in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber. Offer
surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

DOT (US)
UN number: 3265 Class: 8 Packing group: II
Proper shipping name: Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s. (Dichlordiethylgerman)
Reportable Quantity (RQ):
Marine pollutant: No
Poison Inhalation Hazard: No
IMDG
UN number: 3265 Class: 8 Packing group: II EMS-No: F-A, S-B
Proper shipping name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (Dichlordiethylgerman)
Marine pollutant: No
IATA
UN number: 3265 Class: 8 Packing group: II
Proper shipping name: Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s. (Dichlordiethylgerman)


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

SARA 302 Components
SARA 302: No chemicals in this material are subject to the reporting requirements of SARA Title III, Section 302.
SARA 313 Components
SARA 313: This material does not contain any chemical components with known CAS numbers that exceed the
threshold (De Minimis) reporting levels established by SARA Title III, Section 313.
SARA 311/312 Hazards
Fire Hazard, Acute Health Hazard
Massachusetts Right To Know Components
No components are subject to the Massachusetts Right to Know Act.
Pennsylvania Right To Know Components
Dichlordiethylgerman
CAS-No.
13314-52-8
Revision Date
New Jersey Right To Know Components
Dichlordiethylgerman
CAS-No.
13314-52-8
Revision Date
California Prop. 65 Components
This product does not contain any chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or any other
reproductive harm.


SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION

Safety Data Sheet according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH). The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. American Elements shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product. See reverse side of invoice or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale. COPYRIGHT 1997-2018 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.

About Diethylgermanium Dichloride

Diethylgermanium Dichloride is one of numerous organometallic compounds sold by American Elements under the trade name AE Organometallics™. Organometallics are useful reagent, catalyst, and precursor materials with applications in thin film deposition, industrial chemistry, pharmaceuticals, LED manufacturing, and others. American Elements supplies Diethylgermanium Dichloride in most volumes including bulk quantities and also can produce materials to customer specifications. Please request a quote above for more information on pricing and lead time.

Diethylgermanium Dichloride Synonyms

Dichlorodiethylgermane; Diethyldichlorogermane; Dichloro(diethyl)germane; Germane, dichlorodiethyl-

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula (C2H5)2GeCl2
MDL Number MFCD00013589
EC No. 236-344-5
Pubchem CID 83334
IUPAC Name dichloro(diethyl)germane
SMILES CC[Ge](CC)(Cl)Cl
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C4H10Cl2Ge/c1-3-7(5,6)4-2/h3-4H2,1-2H3
InchI Key BWUPRNSPZFPYEK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

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