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Testing Status of Triethylenemelamine M910014


CASRN: 51-18-3

Formula: C9-H12-N6

Synonyms/Common Names

  • s-Triazine, 2,4,6-tris(1-aziridinyl)-

Known Uses

Used in manufacture of resinous products, textile finishing, as insect sterilant, antineoplastic (Merck 1989)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A91629)  Completed 
    • Citation: Witt, K.L., Knapton, A., Wehr, C.M., Hook, G.J., Mirsalis, J., Shelby, M.D., and MacGregor, J.T. Micronucleated Erythrocyte Frequency in Peripheral Blood of B6C3F1 Mice from Short-Term, Prechronic, and Chronic Studies of the NTP Carcinogenesis Bioassay Program. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 36 (2000) 163-194
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Positive 
    • Female Positive 
  • Salmonella  (A45635)  Completed 
    •  Positive 

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • Preimplantation Zygote Effects  (PZEF56)  Completed 
    • Citation: Generoso, W.M., Rutledge, J.C., Cain, K.T., Hughes, L.A., and Downing, D.J. Mutagen-induced fetal anomalies and death following treatment of females within hours after mating. Mutation Res. 199: 175-181 (1988).
    • Female Mice: C3H X C57BL
    • Mice Female Positive