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Hexamethylenetetramine

puriss. p.a., Reag. Ph. Eur., ≥99.5% (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 24860046

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical Reagents, Analytical Reagents for General Use, Analytical/Chromatography, E-H, Puriss p.a., Puriss p.a. More...
grade   Reag. Ph. Eur.
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
grade   puriss. p.a.
assay   ≥99.5% (calc. to the dried substance)
autoignition temp.   770 °F
impurities   ≤0.001% heavy metals (as Pb)
  ≤0.01% ammonium (NH4)
ign. residue   ≤0.01% (as SO4)
pH   8.5-9.5 (20 °C, 10%)
mp   280 °C (subl.)(lit.)
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤20 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg

Description

General description

Hexamethylenetetramine is an hexamine. It participates in Duff reaction for the synthesis of o-hydroxybenzaldehyde derivatives.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1328 4.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
MN4725000
Flash Point(F) 
482 °F
Flash Point(C) 
250 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Determination of Water Content in Hexamethylenetetramine Using Karl Fischer Titration

Nitrogen compounds, acid amides and weakly basic amines (heterocyclenes) give no problems. They can be titrated according to the standard procedures. Strongly basic amines alter the pH value and must...
Keywords: Titrations

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