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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/REAXYS Number 2018

  •  EC Number 202-905-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00006895

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57647507

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
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
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
SMILES string   C1N2CN3CN1CN(C2)C3
InChI   1S/C6H12N4/c1-7-2-9-4-8(1)5-10(3-7)6-9/h1-6H2
InChI key   VKYKSIONXSXAKP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1328 - class 4.1 - PG 3 - Hexamethylenetetramine
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
MN4725000
Flash Point(F) 
482.0 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
250 °C - closed cup

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