Hexamine

General Information:
CAS Number 100 - 97 - 0
EINECS Number 202 - 905 - 8
Chemical Name Hexamethylene tetramine
Chemical Classification Amine / Cyclic amine
Synonyms
Methenamine; HMT; HMTA; Hexamine; 1,3,5,7-tetraaza adamantane; Hexamethylenamine; Aminoform; Ammoform; Cystamin; Cystogen; Formin; Uritone; Urotropin.
Formula C6H12N4
Molecular weight 140.19
Shipping Name Hexamine
Codes / Label Flammable solid, class - 4.1
Hazardous Waste ID No. Not applicable.
Hazchem Code Not applicable.
UN Number 1328
Description White crystalline odorless solid.
Product uses
In adhesives, coatings and sealing compounds; in the preservation of hides; as cross-linking agent for hardening phenol formaldehyde resins & vulcanizing rubber; as corrosion inhibitor for steal; as dye fixative; as fuel tablets for camping stoves; as stabilizer for lubricating and insulating oils; for manufacture of explosives; chemical detection of metals; as an urinary antiseptic.
   
Product Specifications:
Specifications Limits
  UNSTABILIZED
GRADE
STABILIZED
GRADE
Hexamine, % w/w min. 1 99.00 96.00-98.00
Moisture, % w/w max. 0.50 0.50
PH of 10% aqueous solution at 250C 8.00 - 9.00 8.00 - 9.00
Ash, % w/w max. 0.10 3.00
Ammonia as NH3, % w/w max. 0.01 0.01
Iron, ppm max. 25.00 50.00
Stabilizer (PPT Silica), %w/w 2 -- 1.00-3.00
Note

1 Hexamine content will vary based on stabilizer's content. 2 Stabilizer content as per party's requirement (1.00 - 3.00 %). Other stabilizers eg. Benzoic acid, Aluminium silicate could also be used based on specific process requirements. Pulverized grade material, mesh size 100 - 240 BSS, could also be supplied to specific customers as per their requirements.
Application :Unstabilized: In adhesives; coatings and sealing compounds; in the preservation of hides; as cross-linking agent for hardening phenol-formaldehyde resins & vulcanizing rubber; as corrosion inhibitor for steal; as dye fixative; as fuel tablets for camping stoves; as stabilizer for lubricating and insulating oils; for manufacture of explosives; chemical detection of metals; as an urinary antiseptic.
Stabilized:In process industry, as per the requirements of specific customers.
Packaging 25 / 50 Kg. HDPE bags with loose polythene liner inside.
   
This information is based on our present state of knowledge and is intended to provide general notes on our products and their uses. It should therefore, not be construed as guaranteeing specific properties of the products described or their suitability for a particular application. Any existing industrial property rights must be observed. The quality of our product is guaranteed under our General Conditions of Sale.
   
Material safety data sheet(According to 91/155 EC)
1. Identification of the substance / preparation and of the company / undertaking:
Product details:
Trade name HEXAMINE; METHAMINE
Manufacturer / Supplier HEXAMETHYLENETETRAMINE, C6H12N4
   
Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd.

3407 GIDC Industrial Estate,
Ankleshwar 393 002 (Gujarat), India
Tel:+91 2646 668801-04
Fax: +91 2646 251816
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Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd.

A-304/305/306, Universal Business Park,
Chandivali Farm Road, Off Saki Vihar Road,
Near Kamani Oil Mills, Saki Naka, Andheri (East),
Mumbai 400 072 (Maharashtra), India.
Tel: +91 22 28470216, 28470217
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2. Composition/ information on ingredients:
Description CAS No. EINECS Number
Hexamine 100-97-0 202-905-8
   
3. Hazard identification:
Hazard description
Harmful if swallowed or inhaled. Causes irritation to skin, eyes, respiratory and gastronomical tracts.
Chronic Exposure No data available.
Carcinogen city (NTP/IARC/OSHA) No.
   
4. First-aid measures:
After inhalation
Remove to fresh air, restore breathing. Get medical attention.
After skin contact
Flush skin with water. Decontaminate clothing before reuse. Get medical attention if irritation persists.
After eye contact
Flush opened eye for several minutes under running water.
After swallowing
Rinse out mouth, give plenty of water in case conscious and induce vomiting. Call physician immediately in case of an unconscious victim.
   
5. Fire-fighting measures:
Suitable extinguishing agents
CO2, dry chemical powder for small fire. Water spray, foam for large fire.
   
6. Accidental release measures:
Person-related safety precautions
Use recommended respiratory protective device. Eliminate ignition sources.
Measures for cleaning/collecting
Sweep up and containerize for reclamation or disposal. Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13.
   
7. Handling and storage:
Handling  
Information for safe handling
Avoid breathing dust, avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Decontaminate soiled clothing before reuse.
Information about fire and explosion protection
Concentrated dust may form a cloud that could produce an explosive hazard. This product is combustible and can be readily ignited when a flame is applied.
Storage  
Requirements to be met by store rooms and receptacles
Store in a cool, dry, ventilated area. Keep away from flame, acids and strong oxidizing agents. Avoid generation of excessive dust.
   
8. Exposure controls / protection:
100-97-0 Hexamine
OES
Short term value *15 mg/m3
Long term value **--
* total inhalable dust
Personal protective equipment  
General protective and hygienic measures The usual precautionary measures for handling chemicals are to be followed.
Respiratory protection
Suitable respiratory protective devise recommended.
Protection of hands Protective gloves of neoprene rubber.
Eye Protection Safety glasses with side shields.
   
9. Physical and chemical properties:
General information:
Form
Crystalline powder
Colour
White
Odour Odourless
Change in condition  
Melting point / Melting Range 280oC
Boiling Point / Boiling range --
Flash point: (CC) 2500C
Density AT 20oC 1267 KG/m3
Bulk density at 20oC 600 - 700 kg/m3
Solubility in water at 20oC Complete
   
10. Stability & Reactivity:
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: No decomposition if used according to specifications. Keep away from sources of ignition, oxidizers, acetic acid, acetic anhydride, ammonium nitrate, nitric acid.
Dangerous reactions Acidified solution on heating releases Formaldehyde.
Dangerous decomposition products Formaldehyde, Oxides of Nitrogen.
   
11. Toxicological information:
Acute toxicity:  
LD /LC50 values relevant for classification: Oral/LD 50 : Not established.
IVN LD 50 : 9200 mg/kg (Rat)
Primary irritant effect:  
On the skin Mild irritant
On the eyes Mild irritant
Sensitization Mild
   
12. Ecological information:
Environmental toxicity
Data not available
Environmental fate
Data not available
   
13. Disposal conditions:
Whatever cannot be recycled, should be transferred to appropriate and approved waste disposal facility. Dispose waste, containers and unused contents in accordance with official regulations.
   
14. Transit information:
Shipping name HEXAMINE
UN number 1328; Class: 4.1
Packing Group III; DOT Label: Flammable solid.
   
15. Regulatory information:
This product is hazardous under the criteria of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 29CFR 1910.1200. This product is on the EPA Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) inventory list.

To the best of our knowledge, this product contains on levels of listed substances, which may cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive effects.
   
16. Other information:
Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Limited provides the information contained herein in good faith, but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. This document is intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautionary handling of the material by a properly trained person using this product. Individuals receiving the information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a particular purpose.Kanoria chemicals & industries limited makes no representations or warranties, either express or implied, including without limitation any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose with respect to the information set forth herein or the product to which the information refers. accordingly, kanoria chemicals & industries limited will not be responsible for damages resulting from use of or reliance upon this information.
   
Department issuing MSDS: Safety Department
Date of Issue: 01-07-2012 Date of Revision: 30-06-2015
This document is valid for 03 years from the date of issue, and is bound to be canceled, if not revised on or before the date of revision.