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Noun1.cyanuramide - a white crystalline organic basecyanuramide - a white crystalline organic base; used mainly in making melamine resins
alkali, base - any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water; "bases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia"
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Melamine (MM), also known as cyanuramide or traminotriazine, has been widely used in industry such as plastics, resins, flame retardants, fertilizer and insecticide [1].
Traces of cyanuramide, which can cause kidney stones, were found in Sanlu-brand milk formula, the Ministry of Health said late on Thursday.