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797979 Sigma-Aldrich

Hexamethylenetetramine

anhydrous, free-flowing, Redi-Dri, ACS reagent, ≥99.0%

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 329768625

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Properties

grade   ACS reagent
  Redi-Dri
  anhydrous
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   VKYKSIONXSXAKP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.0%
form   powder
autoignition temp.   770 °F
ign. residue   ≤0.1%
loss   ≤2.0% loss on drying
color   white
mp   280 °C (subl.) (lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble
cation traces   heavy metals (as Pb): ≤0.001%
Mode of action   DNA synthesis | interferes
  protein synthesis | interferes

Description

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

250, 500 g in poly bottle

Legal Information

Redi-Dri is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Other Notes

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.hygroscopic Storage class (TRGS 510): Flammable solid hazardous materials.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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

Articles

The Making of Redi-Dri™ Products and Quality Commitment

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Protocols

Redi-Dri™ Packaging System Test Protocol and FAQs

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Keywords: Absorption, Environmental, Inductively coupled plasma, Mass spectrometry

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