Description and features

Benzoguanamine is a white crystalline powder which has the chemical formula C9H9N5. It finds its application as cross-linking agent of alkyd and acrylic resins. Further is used in the production of formaldehyde resins as a modifier and flexibilizer and as raw material of (benzo)guanamine resins.


Europe and United States: Provided Benzoguanamine is on stock in our local warehouses our lead time is about one week if delivered in 25 KG bags.

Canada, South America, South Africa and other markets can also be served, please contact our sales department for more details.

This substance (CAS: 91-76-9) has been registered (FULL SUBSTANCE) under REACH (EC) 1907/2006.

Product Identification

CAS number 91-76-9
EC number 202-095-6
HS code 2933 69 90
IUPAC Name 6-phenyl-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine


Appearance White crystalline powder
Ash≤0.05 %
Free alkali ≤0.05 %
Moisture≤0.20 %


Benzoguanamine is used as a cross-linking agent of alkyd and acrylic resin to increase thermoset properties. It is used as a raw material for guanamine resins. It can also be used as an intermediate for pharmaceuticals.


Available packaging: 25 KG bag / 500 KG big bag.
Special packaging available on request.


Store benzoguanamine in a cool, dry and well-ventilated area and in line with legal requirements.
Keep away from heat sources and oxidizing agents


A Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) is available for Benzoguanamine and all other products supplied by Vesta Chemicals BV.

An MSDS describes the hazards of a product and explains how a product can be safely handled, used and stored. Besides it provides important regulatory and emergency response information for the purchased product.

Molecular and structural information

Molecular formula C9H9N5
Molecular weight 187.20 g/mol
Smiles notation C1=CC=C(C=C1)C2=NC(=NC(=N2)N)N
Structural formulabenzoguanamine

Physicochemical information

Boiling point >350 ºC @ 1013 hPa
Bulk density 680 kg/m3
Dissociation constant 3.91 @ 20 ºC
Melting point 228 ºC
Partition coefficient (log Pow) 1.38 @ 25 ºC / pH 6.1
Solubility in water 320 mg/l (25 ºC)
Vapour pressure (MGM) < 0.000041 Pa (100 ºC)
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