Agent Name

Sodium cyanurate

CAS Number

2624-17-1

Formula

C3-H3-N3-O3.Na

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,3,5-Triazine-2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-trione, monosodium salt; Monosodium cyanurate; Sodium isocyanurate; s-Triazine-2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-trione, monosodium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Colorless solid; [CAMEO] Monohydrate: White to off-white odorless powder or granules; [Occidental MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Not commercially produced or used in the US; [HSDB] Used to make chlorinated isocyanurates (used as chlorinators for swimming pools, disinfectants, scouring powders, bleaches, and industrial cleansers); [CHEMINFO] Used for organic synthesis; [NTP] Used as chemical intermediate; [Occidental MSDS]

Comments

Diets containing 8% caused histopathological changes to kidneys in sub-chronic study of rats and chronic study of dogs; [HSDB] Effects in high-dose, ingestion animal studies include crystal formation in kidneys; [CHEMINFO] Causes changes in renal tubules and weight loss in 20-week, oral study of rats (560,000 mg/kg); Causes cardiomyopathy and bladder inflammation in 104-week study of rats (391,300 mg/kg); [RTECS] Monohydrate: May cause eye irritation; Not irritating to skin and mildly irritating to eyes of rabbits; Adverse health effects (kidney, urinary tract, heart) in animal studies due to feeding at the solubility limit and subsequent precipitation in the urinary tract; No adverse effects observed in animal studies when precipitation did not occur; [Occidental MSDS] See "Sodium dichloroisocyanurate."

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