Alfa Aesar™ Hexamethylenetetramine, 99+%
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.
Soluble in water, ethanol, chloroform and acetone.
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids. Avoid conditions like flames, sparks and moisture.
|Melting Point||~280°C (sublimation)|
|Flash Point||250°C (482°F)|
|Solubility Information||Soluble in water,ethanol,chloroform and acetone.|
|Chemical Name or Material||Hexamethylenetetramine|
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GHS H Statement
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
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