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Substance Name: Germanium
RN: 7440-56-4
UNII: 00072J7XWS
InChIKey: GNPVGFCGXDBREM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A rare metal element with a blue-gray appearance and atomic symbol Ge, atomic number 32, and atomic weight 72.63.

Molecular Formula

  • Ge

Molecular Weight

  • 72.61
 

Classification Codes

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Human Data
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Germanium

MeSH Heading

  • Germanium

Synonyms

  • EINECS 231-164-3
  • Germanium
  • Germanium element
  • HSDB 2118
  • UNII-00072J7XWS

Systematic Names

  • Germanium
  • Germanium, metal powder

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7440-56-4

FDA UNII

  • 00072J7XWS

Other Registry Number

  • 129827-75-4

System Generated Number

  • 0007440564

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Ge

InChIKey

GNPVGFCGXDBREM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[GeH4]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
child TDLo oral 2gm/kg/78W-I (2000mg/kg) KIDNEY, URETER, AND BLADDER: CHANGES IN BOTH TUBULES AND GLOMERULI

KIDNEY, URETER, AND BLADDER: "CHANGES IN TUBULES (INCLUDING ACUTE RENAL FAILURE, ACUTE TUBULAR NECROSIS)"

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING
Japanese Journal of Medicine. Vol. 30, Pg. 67, 1991.
man TDLo oral 58mg/kg/26W-I (58mg/kg) KIDNEY, URETER, AND BLADDER: "CHANGES IN TUBULES (INCLUDING ACUTE RENAL FAILURE, ACUTE TUBULAR NECROSIS)" Japanese Journal of Medicine. Vol. 30, Pg. 67, 1991.
man TDLo oral 786mg/kg/2Y-I (786mg/kg) KIDNEY, URETER, AND BLADDER: "CHANGES IN TUBULES (INCLUDING ACUTE RENAL FAILURE, ACUTE TUBULAR NECROSIS)"

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING

BLOOD: OXIDANT RELATED (GPD DEFICIENT) ANEMIA
Japanese Journal of Medicine. Vol. 30, Pg. 67, 1991.
rat LCLo inhalation 3860mg/m3/4H (3860mg/m3) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES Food and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 28, Pg. 571, 1990.