Product details

Hexamine is a white, crystalline powder and is being produced by reaction of Ammonia with Formaldehyde.

CAS-No. 100-97-0
EINECS-No. 612-101-0-2
Chemical formula: C6H12N4

Synonym: Hexamethylenetetramine | Methenamine | Urotropine; 1,3,5,7- tetraazaadamantane | Formin | Aminoform
Uses/applications: Curing agent for Phenolic resins, fuel tablets, explosives


Product CodeQualityPacking UnitSpec SheetInquiry
12050 unstabilized 25 kgs Bags Contact
12052 stabilized 25 kgs Bags Contact

MSDS according 91/155 EEC (2001/58 EC)


More information

Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment:
R 11 Highly flammable.
R 42/43 May cause sensitisation by inhalation and skin contact.

Classification system for Hexamine:
The classification was made according to the latest editions of the EU-lists, and expanded using company data and specialized literature.
Chemical characterization for Hexamine Hexamethylentetramine, Urotropine, Methenamine:
CAS No. Description: 100-97-0 methenamine

Identification number(s):
EINECS Number: 202-905-8
EU Number:
General Information
for Hexamine Hexamethylentetramine, Urotropine, Methenamine
Form: Crystalline powder
Colour: Whitish
Odour: Odourless

Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: 285-295 Subl.°C
Boiling point/Boiling range:
not applicable, sublimates
Flash point:
Ignition temperature: 530°C
Decomposition temperature: 280°C
Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
Density at 20°C:
1.331 g/cm3

Solubility in / Miscibility with


100 g/l
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border) for Hexamine:
ADR/RID class: 4.1 (F1) Flammable solids, self-reactive substances and solid desensitised explosives.
Danger code (Kemler): 40
UN-Number: 1328
Packaging group: III
Label: 4.1
Description of goods: 1328 HEXAMETHYLENETETRAMINE
Limited quantities (LQ) LQ7
Transport category 3
Tunnel restriction code E
Remarks: Limited Quantity:6 kg per inner packaging, 30 kg gross per packaging unit
Maritime transport IMDG:
IMDG Class: 4.1
UN Number: 1328
Label: 4.1
Packaging group:: III
EMS-Number: F-A,S-G
Lufttransport ICAO-TI und IATA-DGR:
ICAO/IATA Class: 4.1
UN Number: 1328
Label: 4.1
Packaging group:: III
Remarks: Packing Instructions:
Limited Quantity: Y419 10 kg max. net
Passenger and cargo aircraft: 419 25 kg max. net/Pkg
Cargo aircraft only: 420 100 kg max. net/Pkg
Markings according to EC guidelines for Hexamine:
The product has been classified and marked in accordance with EU Directives / Ordinance on Hazardous Materials

Risk phrases:
11 Highly flammable.
42/43 May cause sensitisation by inhalation and skin contact.

Safety phrases:
16 Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
22 Do not breathe dust.
24 Avoid contact with skin.
37 Wear suitable gloves.

National regulations:

Information about limitation of use:
Restrictions on juvenile employment must be observed.

Water hazard class: Water hazard class 1 (Assessment by list): slightly hazardous for water.

Hazard description

GHS-hazard labels

Hazardous material sign

Xi Irritant flammable