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Alfa Aesar™ Hexamethylenetetramine, 99+%

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100-97-0
C6H12N4
140.19
MFCD00006895
VKYKSIONXSXAKP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
methenamine,hexamethylenetetramine,hexamine,urotropine,1,3,5,7-tetraazaadamantane,hexamethylenamine,aminoform,methenamin,urotropin,formamine
4101
CHEBI:6824
C1N2CN3CN1CN(C2)C3
100-97-0
C6H12N4
140.19
MFCD00006895
VKYKSIONXSXAKP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
methenamine,hexamethylenetetramine,hexamine,urotropine,1,3,5,7-tetraazaadamantane,hexamethylenamine,aminoform,methenamin,urotropin,formamine
4101
CHEBI:6824
C1N2CN3CN1CN(C2)C3
Applications
Hexamethylenetetramine is used as a formylation agent in the synthesis and as a precipitating agent. It is also used in the production of phenolic resins and its moulding compounds, which finds application as binders in fire proof materials, brake and clutch linings. It is involved in the preparation of 5-tert-butyl-2-hydroxy-isophthalaldehyde. It is useful for the treatment of urinary tract infection. Further, it is used in the Duff reaction, Sommelet reaction and in the Delepine reaction.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ethanol, chloroform and acetone.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids. Avoid conditions like flames, sparks and moisture.
Sensitivity Hygroscopic
Density 1.33
Quantity 1000g
Melting Point ~280°C (sublimation)
Flash Point 250°C (482°F)
UN Number UN1328
Beilstein 2018
Merck Index 14,5966
Solubility Information Soluble in water,ethanol,chloroform and acetone.
Formula Weight 140.19
Percent Purity ≥99%
Chemical Name or Material Hexamethylenetetramine
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GHS H Statement
H228-H317
Flammable solid.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.

P210-P240-P241-P261-P272-P280-P302+P352-P333+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

H228-H317-H500

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 4.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: HEXAMETHYLENETETRAMINE

EINECSNumber : 202-905-8

RTECSNumber : MN4725000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures