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A condensation product obtained by the action of ammonia on formaldehyde; in acidic urine, it decomposes to yield formaldehyde, a urinary antiseptic.
Synonym(s): hexamine
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presents the variation of the hardening time function to the urotropin quantity, for a moulding compound made by 200 g of firebrick powder, quartz powder 200 g, 140 cm3 solution of hydrolyzed ethyl silicate--40 urotropin.