hexamethylenetetramine


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hexamethylenetetramine

(hĕk′sə-mĕth′ə-lēn-tĕt′rə-mēn′)

methenamine

A disinfectant once used as an oral urinary tract antiseptic; in acid urine, methenamine decomposes, generating formaldehyde, which is toxic to urinary tract bacteria.

hexamethylenetetramine

methenamine.
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Hardening mechanisms by hexamethylenetetramine of fast-reacting phenolic wood adhesives--a CP-MAS [.
These materials included acetic acid, dioxane, hexamethylenetetramine (HMTA or hexa), epichlorohydrin, glyoxal, sodium hydroxide (50% NaOH), phenol (99%), formaldehyde (50% HCHO), chromatographic compounds, etc.
azodicarbonamide foaming agents; trifunctional acrylic esters; hexamethylenetetramine (HMT)--methylene donor; resorcinol and resorcinol-formaldehyde resins--adhesion promoter; thiourea accelerators; and some thiuram and dithiocarbamate accelerators can cause sensitization and/or a temporary allergic reaction if alcohol is consumed before or after handling.
Hexamethylenetetramine, HMT, was added at 33% of total resin.