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Hexamethylenetetramine

Synonym(s):
E239, 1,3,5,7-Tetraazatricyclo[3.3.1.13,7]decane, Hexamine, Methenamine, Urotropine
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H12N4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
140.19
Beilstein:
2018
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

autoignition temp.

770 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

impurities

≤1.0% water

mp

280 °C (subl.) (lit.)

solubility

H2O: soluble

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

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

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General description

Hexamethylenetetramine is an organic compound and drug, commonly used in the treatment of human urinary infections. It is also widely used as a raw material of explosive compounds and accelerator in rubber vulcanization.

Application

Hexamethylenetetramine may be used as an analytical reference standard for the determination of the analyte in water samples and pharmaceutical formulations using analytical techniques.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Flam. Sol. 2 - Skin Sens. 1B

Storage Class Code

4.1B - Flammable solid hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

482.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

250 °C - closed cup

Regulatory Information

危险化学品
易制爆化学品

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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