Cyanuric Acid

Safety data for cyanuric acid

Glossary of terms on this data sheet.

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Synonyms: isocyanuric acid, syn-triazine-2,4,6-triol, 1,3,5-triazine-2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-trione, syn-triazinetriol, 2,4,6-trihydroxy-1,3,5-triazine, trihydroxycyanidine, tricyanic acid

Molecular formula: C3H3N3O3
CAS No: 108-80-5
EC No: 203-618-0

Physical data
Appearance: white powder
Melting point: >360 C (decomposes)
Boiling point:
Vapour density:
Vapour pressure:
Density (g cm-3): 2.5
Flash point:
Explosion limits:
Autoignition temperature:
Water solubility: slight

Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Eye irritant.

Toxicity data
(The meaning of any abbreviations which appear in this section is given here.)
ORL-RAT LD50 7700 mg kg-1
IVN-RAT LD50 > 100 mg kg-1
ORL-MUS LD50 3400 mg kg-1
SKN-RBT LD50 > 5000 mg kg-1

Risk phrases
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Transport information
Non-hazardous for air, sea and road freight.

Personal protection
Safety glasses.

Safety phrases
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S26 S36.

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