This website uses cookies. Using this site will signify that you agree with all terms of our Privacy Policy.close

Hexamine (Hexamethylenetetramine)

Abbreviation HX
Plant Niigata
Main Applications Resin hardener, foaming agent, rubber vulcanization accelerator, pharmaceuticals
Existing Chemical Substance No. (5)-1155


Chemical Formula C6H12N4
Molecular Weight 140.2
Appearance White solids
Specific Gravity (true specific gravity) No data
Boiling Point (℃ 30mmHg) No data
Freezing Point (℃) Sublimates at 260~263℃
Flash Point (℃) 250
Ignition Temperature (℃) 410 (dust explosion)
Dust Explosion: Lower Explosive Limit 15g/m3
Minimum Ignition Energy 10mJ
Solubility Soluble in water and acid; insoluble in ether

Applicable Laws

Industrial Safety and Health Law
High Pressure Gas
Fire Service Law
Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law
Law on the Prevention of Marine Pollution and Maritime Disaster
Ship Safety Law Hazardous material, combustible materials
Civil Aeronautics Law Explosives, combulstible solid
Other Major Applicable Laws

Classification of Hazard

Classification Classification standard not applicable
Harmful Irritable to the skin and the eye causing erythema, prurigo, feverish and phlyctenular anthema of the skin.

Product Standard

Appearance White crystals
Purity (%) No less than 99.5
Water Content (%) 0.5 or less
PH(PH) No less than 7.5
Color Number (APHA) 10 or less
Ash Content (%) 0.01 or less
Ammonium Salt (%) 0.001 or less
Sulfate(SO4)(%) 0.02
Chloride(Cl)(%) 0.015
Heavy Metal(Pb)(%) 0.001

Inquiries Concerning Products

Basic Chemicals Business Sector
Basic Chemicals Division II
Sales & Marketing Department
TEL:+81-3-3283-4808 / FAX:+81-3-3214-0930