Hexamethylenetetramine



[hek-suh-meth-uh-leen-te-truh-meen] /ˌhɛk səˈmɛθ ə linˈtɛ trəˌmin/

noun
1.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C 6 H 12 N 4 , used as a vulcanization accelerator, an absorbent in gas masks, in the manufacture of the explosive RDX and synthetic resins, and in medicine as a diuretic and urinary antiseptic.
/ˌhɛksəˌmɛθɪliːnˈtɛtrəˌmiːn/
noun
1.
a colourless crystalline organic compound used as a urinary antiseptic. Formula: C6H12N4 Also called hexamine, methenamine

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