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Hexamethylenetetramine

ACS reagent, ≥99.0%

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

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Properties

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grade   ACS reagent
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   VKYKSIONXSXAKP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.0%
autoignition temp.   770 °F
ign. residue   ≤0.1%
loss   ≤2.0% loss on drying
mp   280 °C (subl.)(lit.)
solubility   water: soluble
cation traces   heavy metals (as Pb): ≤0.001%

Description

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

250 g in poly bottle

5 g in glass bottle

Application

Hexamethylenetetramine (HMTA) may be used as:
• Raw material in the synthesis of blue emitting boron carbon oxynitride (BCNO) phosphors and Zinc oxide (ZnO) nanorods.
• Catalyst in the synthesis of 2-amino-4H-pyran derivatives.
• Surfactant in the synthesis of HMTA capped transition metals doped ZnS nanoparticles.
• Precipitant and template in the synthesis of Ni(OH)2.

General description

Hexamethylenetetramine (HMTA) is a water soluble, heterocyclic organic compound with a cage-like structure resembling adamantane. It is commonly used in treating urinary tract infection.

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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

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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