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1310-53-8 - Germanium(IV) oxide, Puratronic®, 99.999% (metals basis) - 11155 - Alfa Aesar

11155 Germanium(IV) oxide, Puratronic®, 99.999% (metals basis)

CAS Number
1310-53-8
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 41.50
25g 166.00
100g 483.00
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Germanium(IV) oxide, Puratronic®, 99.999% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00011030
EINECS
215-180-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
GeO2
Formula Weight
104.59
Form
Powder
Melting point
1086°
Density
6.239
Solubility
Slightly soluble in sodium hydroxide. Insoluble in water and hydrochloric acid.Soluble in water, acid and alkali. Insoluble in hydrofluoric acid and hydrochloric acid.

Applications

Germanium dioxide is used as an optical material for wide-angle lenses and in optical microscope objective lenses. It is used as a catalyst in the preparation of polyethylene terephthalate resin. Further, it is used as a feedstock for the manufacturing of phosphors and semiconductor materials. It is also used in transistors and diodes, and infrared transmitting glass.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Amos, R. I.; Heinroth, F.; Chan, B.; Zheng, S.; Haynes, B. S.; Easton, C. J.; Masters, F. A.; Radom, L.; Maschmeyer, T. Hydrogen from Formic Acid through Its Selective Disproportionation over Sodium Germanate—A Non-Transition-Metal Catalysis System. Angew. Chem. 2014, 126 (42), 11457-11461.

Yang, J.; Huang, Z.; Huang, B.; Zhou, J.; Xu, X. Influence of phosphorus sources on lithium ion conducting performance in the system of Li2O-Al2O3-GeO2-P2O5 glass-ceramics. Solid State Ionics 2015, 270, 61-65.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302

Harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P264-P270-P301+P312-P330-P501a

Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,4409
Harmonized Tariff Code
2825.60
TSCA
Yes

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