Agent Name

Ammeline

CAS Number

645-92-1

Formula

C3-H5-N5-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,4-Diamino-1,3,5-triazin-6-one; Ammelin (VAN); 1,3,5-Triazin-2(1H)-one, 4,6-diamino-; 4,6-Diamino-1,3,5-triazin-2(1H)-one; s-Triazin-2-ol, 4,6-diamino- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] 4,6-Diamino-2-hydroxy-1,3,5-triazine; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Triazines

Description

White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Ammeline is the first step in melamine hydrolysis. [Wikipedia]

Comments

"Causes retinal degeneration." [ChemIDplus] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Melamine."

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