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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)
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 & 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

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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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