|Product Name:||Hexamine Powder||Other Name:||Methenamine|
Class 4.1 White Hexamine Powder,
White Hexamine Powder 100-97-0
Hexamine White Powder Class 4.1 Urotropine 99.3% Industry Grade CAS 100-97-0
Hexamine, also known as Hexamethylenetetramine, CAS No. 100-97-0, and chemical formula C6H12N4, is an odorless, white crystalline powder or colorless lustrous crystal. The compound is considered toxic and may be harmful by inhalation, ingestion or skin absorption. It is an irritant of the skin, eyes, mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
Hexamethylenetetramine is prepared by combining formaldehyde and ammonia. The reaction can be conducted in gas phase and in solution.
|Purity ≥ %||99||99.3|
|Water ≤ %||0.5||0.3|
|Ash ≤ %||0.03||0.02|
|Formaldehyde||Non formaldehyde||Non formaldehyde|
|Appearance||White crystalline/powder||White crystalline/powder|
|Heavy metal (Pb) ≤ %||0.001||0.001|
|Chloride(Cl) ≤ %||0.015||0.013|
|Sulphate (SO4) ≤ %||0.02||0.02|
|Ammonium salt (NH4) ≤ %||0.001||0.001|
|Size 60-80 mesh, ≥ %||80||85|
Hexamine/ Hexamethylenetetramine is dominantly used in the production of powdery or liquid preparations of phenolic resins and phenolic resin molding compounds where it is added as a hardening component. These products are used as binders in the manufacture of brake and clutch linings, abrasive products, non-woven textiles, formed parts produced by molding processes, and fireproof materials. It is also used in the medical profession for the treatment of urinary tract infections.
Because it is smokeless when burned, has a high energy density of 30.0 megajoules per kilogram (MJ/kg), does not liquify while burning, and leaves no ashes, hexamethylenetetramine is a component of hexamine fuel tablets used by campers, hobbyists, the military and relief organizations for heating camping food as well as military rations.
The crystalline compound is also used as a reagent in organic chemistry, a food additive as a preservative, and as the base component in the manufacture of certain explosives.
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