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15614 Sigma-Aldrich

Hexamethylenetetramine

meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, 99-100.5% (calc. to the dried substance)

Synonym: 1,3,5,7-Tetraazatricyclo[3.3.1.13,7]decane, Hexamine, Methenamine, Urotropine

  • CAS Number 100-97-0

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H12N4

  • Molecular Weight 140.19

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 2018

  •  EC Number 202-905-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00006895

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57647507

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Properties

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vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   VKYKSIONXSXAKP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   99-100.5% (calc. to the dried substance)
autoignition temp.   770 °F
quality   meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP
impurities   acidic and alkalic reac. substances, complies
  residual solvents, in accordance
  ≤0.002% heavy metals (as Pb)
  ≤0.005% free formaldehyde
loss   ≤2% loss on drying
mp   280 °C (subl.)(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤100 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤100 mg/kg
suitability   complies for appearance of solution

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1328 - class 4.1 - PG 3 - Hexamethylenetetramine
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
MN4725000
Flash Point(F) 
482 °F
Flash Point(C) 
250 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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