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Hexamethylenetetramine (hexamine, urotropine), origin JSC “Metafrax”, Russia

Hexamine is produced by gas-phase and/or liquid-phase condensation of formaldehyde with ammonia.

  • Can be shipped by: truck, container.
  • Packaging: 25 kg bags; big-bags.
  • Shipments from Russia, stock in Poland and Spain.
  • Valid REACH registration.

Hexamine is a crystal powder of white color.


It is used in plastics industry, in production of explosives, rubber and lacquer film, in medicine and food industry, in analytical chemistry; as dry fuel.


Depending on mode of application, technical urotropine can be of 2 types:

  • С –  regular grade, polydisperse (with crystals of different size);
  • СТ – stabilized grade, polydisperse;

Hexamine technical, type  «СT», is produced by adding  to the hexamine of regular grade (type C), the inorganic or organic stabilizer. Adding stabilizer is aimed to reduce product caking.

C High grade CT
1 Appearance White crystal caking powder White crystalline slightly caking powder
2 Mass fraction of amines, %, min 99.5 96.5
3 Mass fraction of water, %, max 0.5 0.5
4 Anti caking agent, % 0.01 0.5 – 3.0
5 Permanganate time, min, min 20 -
6 Residue on sieve with mesh size of 0,1mm, % - -


Type and value of anti-caking agent is agreed with the customer. Typical range for inorganic stabilizer ranges from 0.6 up to 2.0%, organic stabilizer - from 0.6 up to 1.0%.

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Metadynea Trading is marketing and distribution subsidiary of PJSC "Metafrax" - biggest Russian methanol and hexamine producer and the only pentaerythritol manufacturer in Eastern Europe.


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