CAS Number
108-78-1
Name
Melamine
SIN Groups
Aromatic amines
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
2019 November
Registration information
Source: 
Full registration

Chemical information

Synonyms
2,4,6-Triamino-s-triazine; cyanurotriamide; triaminotriazine; s-triazinetriamine; cyanuramide
EC number
203-615-4
Registered production volume
Source: 
100 000 - 1 000 000 tonnes per annum
(Bio)monitoring data
Melamine has frequently been found in water, but also in urine and breast milk from humans and cattle.
Possible uses
Source: 
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
Source: 
Flame retardant; Filler; Adhesive; Colouring agent; Blowing Agent
108-78-1