Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
This substance is Persistent, Mobile and Toxic. It is frequently detected water, but also in urine and milk from humans and cattle.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2,4,6-Triamino-s-triazine; cyanurotriamide; triaminotriazine; s-triazinetriamine; cyanuramide
Registered production volume
100 000 - 1 000 000 tonnes per annum
Melamine has frequently been found in water, but also in urine and breast milk from humans and cattle.
This substance is a nitrogen-based halogen-free flame retardant (FR), filler, adhesive, colouring agent, laboratory chemical, blowing agent and more. It is used in the production of melamine resins, plastics, paper and electronics.
Technical function of substances
Flame retardant; Filler; Adhesive; Colouring agent; Blowing Agent