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Melamine

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
2,4,6-Triamino-1,3,5-triazine, sym-Triaminotriazine
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C3H6N6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
126.12
Beilstein:
124341
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

manufacturer/tradename

USP

mp

>300 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

Nc1nc(N)nc(N)n1

InChI

1S/C3H6N6/c4-1-7-2(5)9-3(6)8-1/h(H6,4,5,6,7,8,9)

InChI key

JDSHMPZPIAZGSV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.
Sales restrictions may apply.

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Health hazard

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Repr. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

572.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

300 °C - closed cup

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Yuejiao Wei et al.
Toxicology and industrial health, 28(7), 579-582 (2011-10-12)
In September 2008, in China, tens of thousands of children were hospitalized, several even died, as a result of infant-formula milk adulterated with a synthetic chemical compound, melamine, and in the next few months, this crisis became the focus of
S A Tittlemier
Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry, analysis, control, exposure & risk assessment, 27(2), 129-145 (2010-01-06)
In recent years, two adulteration incidents concerning the addition of melamine (MEL) and related compounds to dairy products and vegetable proteins have occurred in China. These episodes prompted numerous governmental and private laboratories to develop or implement methods for the
Michael F Neerman et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 281(1-2), 129-132 (2004-08-04)
Cell-based and acute and subchronic in vivo toxicity profiles of a dendrimer based on melamine reveal that this class of molecules warrants additional study as vehicles for drug delivery. In cell culture, a substantial decrease in viability was observed at
Yu-Chang Tyan et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 395(3), 729-735 (2009-08-12)
In the summer of 2008, serious illnesses and deaths of babies in China were linked to melamine-tainted powdered infant formula. Melamine contains several metabolites, such as ammeline, ammelide, and cyanuric acid, and has been used for the adulteration of foods
T Porenta et al.
Scientific reports, 4, 7337-7337 (2014-12-06)
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