Hexamethylenetetramine Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Hexamethylenetetramine Properties


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Hexamethylenetetramine is a heterocyclic organic compound and it was discovered by Aleksandr Butlerov in 1859. It is highly soluble in water and polar organic solvents. It has a cage-like structure similar to adamantane. It is useful in the synthesis of plastics, pharmaceuticals, rubber additive compounds.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White crystalline powder with slight amine odor.
Boiling Point 280 °C
CAS Number 100-97-0
ChEBI 6824
Density 1.33 g/cm3
EINECS Number 202-905-8
HS Code 2933.90
IUPAC Name 1,3,5,7-Tetraazatricyclo[,7]decane
Molar Mass 140.19 g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H12N4
Solubility 85.3 g/100 ml
Synonyms Hexamine;1,3,5,7-Tetraazaadamantane;Aceto HMT;Aminoform;Ammoform;Antihydral;Cystogen;Duirexol;Ekagom H;Formamine;Formin;HA;HMT;HMTA;Heksa K;Herax UTS;Heterin;Hexa;HexaB;Hexa-Flo-Pulver;Hexaform;Hexamethylenamine;Hexamin;Hexasan;Methenamide;Methenamin;Methenamine;NSC 26346;NSC403347;Nocceler H;Nocceler H-PO;Preparation AF;S 4;Sanceler H;Sanceler HT;Sanceler HT-PO;Thixon 715B;Uramin;Uratrine;Uritone;Urodeine;Urotropin;Urotropine;Vulkacit H;Vulkacit H 30;Xametrin