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Alfa Aesar™ Hexamethylenetetramine, 99+%

$25.53 - $25.53

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Hexamethylenetetramine
CAS 100-97-0
Molecular Formula C6H12N4
Formula Weight 140.19g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00006895
UN Number UN1328
Beilstein 2018
Merck Index 14,5966
Synonym Hexamine; Methenamine
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AAA1721330

 
alfa aesar™
A17213-30
250g Each for $25.53

AAA172130B

 
alfa aesar™
A17213-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA172130I

 
alfa aesar™
A17213-0I
5000g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point ≈280°C (subl.)
Quantity 250g
Flash Point 250°C (482°F)
Chemical Name or Material Hexamethylenetetramine
CAS 100-97-0
Assay ≥99%
Molecular Formula C6H12N4
Formula Weight 140.19g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00006895
UN Number UN1328
Beilstein 2018
Merck Index 14,5966
Synonym Hexamine; Methenamine
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H228-H317
Flammable solid.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P240-P363-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 4.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: HEXAMETHYLENETETRAMINE
RTECS Number MN4725000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Hexamethylenetetramine is used as a formylation 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.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ethanol, chloroform and acetone.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids. Avoid conditions like flames, sparks and moisture.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P240-P363-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H228-H317
Flammable solid.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.