C3H6N6
melamine mel"a*mine (m[e^]l"[.a]*m[=e]n) n. (Chem.) A nitrogenous strongly basic chemical substance ({C3H6N6}), structurally 2,4,6-triamino-1,3,5-triazine, produced from several cyanogen compounds, and obtained as a white crystalline substance; -- formerly supposed to be produced by the decomposition of melam. Called also {cyanuramide}. It is used as one of the starting components (together with formaldehyde) in the preparation of melamine resins, including the commercially marketed {Formica} (TM). It is solid at room temperature, and sublimes at temperatures approaching 250[deg] C, decomposing at 345[deg] C. Density 1.573. --HCP61 [1913 Webster + PJC]

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