Melamine forms synthetic resins with formaldehyde. It remains largely non-metabolized in male Wistar rats with 90% of the administered dose excreted in the urine (1,2) and thus acts as a non-protein nitrogen food additive found in milk (3). Drinking water contaminant candidate list 3 (CCL 3) compound as per United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), environmental, and food contaminants.
|Synonyms||1,3,5-Triazine-2,4,6-triamine; 2,4,6-Triamino-s-triazine; Cyanurotriamide; NSC 2130;|
|Boiling Pt||No Data Available|
|Melting Pt||>300˚C (sublimes)|
|Stability||No Data Available|
|Solubility||DMSO (Slightly, Heated)|
|HS Commidity Code||2933.61.0000|