cyanuric acid

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cy·a·nu·ric acid

 (sī′ə-no͝or′ĭk, -nyo͝or′-)
A white crystalline acid, C3H3N3O3, that decomposes with heating to form cyanic acid gas, used in manufacture of sanitizers and herbicides.
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cy′a•nu′ric ac′id

(ˈsaɪ əˈnʊər ɪk, -ˈnyʊər-, ˌsaɪ-)
a white crystalline solid, C3H3O3N3∙2H2O, used chiefly in organic synthesis.
[1875–80; cyan- + uric]
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Noun1.cyanuric acid - a trimer of cyanic acid
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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Hyperchlorinating to control a community-wide cryptosporidiosis outbreak can be challenging, especially in regions where the majority of pools are outdoors and use cyanuric acid.
Midinfrared (mid-FTIR) [12, 13] and near-infrared (NIR-FTIR) spectroscopy have been used to quantify melamine in milk and infant formula powders [13-15]; however, mid-FTIR coupled with multivariate analysis has not been used to quantify cyanuric acid in infant formula powders.
Following a sample analysis by the state lab, it emerged that the powder was not cyanuric acid but naphthoyl indole, a chemical powder with effects similar to that of cannabis.
Then the solution was adjusted to neutral with the right amount of cyanuric acid and the reaction was terminated.
Melamine in combination with cyanuric acid becomes more toxic as compared to either melamine or cyanuric acid alone (Thompson et al., 2008; Yhee et al., 2009).
Vandenbroeck et al., "Recent advances in the risk assessment of melamine and cyanuric acid in animal feed," Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, vol.
The team also cultured feces from young male rats and demonstrated that melamine was directly converted to cyanuric acid by fecal bacteria.
In October 2008, the FDA issued new rules governing the analysis of melamine and cyanuric acid in infant formulations.
2,4,6Trichloro-1,3,5-triazine is easily hydrolyzed to cyanuric acid by heating with water at elevated temperatures.
Polymers can be thermoplastic polyesters and the nucleating agent can be cyanuric acid, which is more effective than boron nitride.