Title: Methenamine Allyl Iodide
CAS Registry Number: 36895-62-2
Additional Names: Allyl iodide hexamine; allyl iodide hexamethylenetetramine; allyliodourotropine
Molecular Formula: C9H17IN4
Molecular Weight: 308.16
Percent Composition: C 35.08%, H 5.56%, I 41.18%, N 18.18%
Line Formula: C6H12N4.C3H5I
Literature References: Prepd from allyl iodide and methenamine: F. J. Welcher, Org. Anal. Reagents (Van Nostrand, New York, 1st ed., 1947) p 121; Hurd, Evans, Ind. Eng. Chem. Anal. Ed. 5, 16 (1933).
Properties: Cryst substance. mp ~148° with decompn. Very sol in water. Practically insol in chloroform, ether.
Melting point: mp ~148° with decompn
Use: Reagent for detection and determination of cadmium, with which it forms a characteristic cryst ppt in neutral or slightly acid soln.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.