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Haxamine

CAS # 100-97-0

DESCRIPTION

Hexamine or urotropin, is a heterocyclic organic compound with the formula C6H12N4.It appears as white crystalline compound and it is highly soluble in water and polar organic solvents. It has a cage-like structure similar to adamantine. It is useful in the synthesis of other chemical compounds, e.g., plastics, pharmaceuticals, rubber additives.                                  

PROPERTIES

Appearance

White Crystalline Free Flowing Powder

HMT Content (%)

99.50

pH 25°C of aqueous extract

8.60

Moisture Content (%)

< 0.3

Ammonia NH3 (%)

< 0.01

Sulphate Content (%)

< 0.0020

 

APPLICATION

·         Hexamine is used in the rubber industry to prevent vulcanized rubber from blocking and as an accelerator.

 

·         It has its uses as a curing agent for thermosetting resins (particularly phenyl-formaldehyde and urea-formaldehyde resins.

 

·         It is also used as a food additive as a preservative (INS number 239).

 

·         Hexamine is used in the production of nitrilotriacetic acid and in the manufacture of adhesives and coatings.

 

·         Hexamine also has its contribution in pharmaceuticals especially for intestinal infection.

 

 

PACKAGING OPTIONS

Drums