Hexamethylenetetramine is used as a formulation agent in the synthesis and as a precipitating agent.
It is also used in the production of phenolic resins and its moulding compounds, which finds application as binders in fire proof materials, brake and clutch linings.
It is involved in the preparation of 5-tert-butyl-2-hydroxy-isophthalaldehyde.
It is useful for the treatment of urinary tract infection. Further, it is used in the Duff reaction, Sommelet reaction and in the Delepine reaction.
Minimum Assay: 99.0%
Molecular Formula: C6H12N4
Molecular Weight: 140.19
Melting Point: 280°C
Density at 20°C (g/cm3): 1.33
pH (10% soln 20°C): 7-10
Sulphates (SO4): <0.02%
Heavy Metals (as Pb): <0.0001%
Chlorine Compounds: <0.015%
Hazard Class: 4.1
Packing Group: 3
Hazard Phrazes: Flammable solid. May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Prec Phrazes: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
Cas No: 100-97-0
Einecs No: 202-905-8
HS Code: 2933694000
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