Hexamethylenetetramine is obtained by
reacting Ammonia with Formaldehyde.
Amongst many others, this substance
is utilised as a cross-linking agent for resins, rubber-to-textile adhesive,
protein modifier, organic synthesis, pharmaceuticals, an ingredient
for explosives, fuel tablets, rubber accelerator, fungicide, corrosion
inhibitor, shrink proofing textiles and as an anti-bacterial agent.
recommended for consumption by children.