1,3,5-Triazine

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1,3,5-Triazine
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IUPAC name 1,3,5-Triazine
Other names sym-Triazine
s-Triazine
Cyanidine
Hydrogen cyanide trimer
Vedita
Identifiers
CAS number 290-87-9
RTECS number XY2957000
SMILES C1=NC=NC=N1
Properties
Molecular formula C3H3N3
Molar mass 81.08 g/mol
Appearance White crystalline solid
Melting point

81-83 °C (355 K)

Structure
Molecular shape planar
Dipole moment zero
Hazards
Main hazards Sensitive to water
Related Compounds
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

The chemical compound 1,3,5-triazine, also called s-triazine, is an organic chemical compound whose chemical structure has a six-membered heterocyclic aromatic ring consisting of three carbon atoms and three nitrogen atoms. It is a common reagent, and readily form derivatives, which are used as pharmaceutical products and herbicides.

Chemistry

The atoms in triazine rings are analogous to those in benzene rings, which makes triazines aromatic compounds like benzene.

The most common derivative of 1,3,5-triazine is 2,4,6-triamino-1,3,5-triazine, commonly known as melamine or cyanuramide. Another important derivative is 2,4,6-trihydroxy-1,4,5-triazine better known as cyanuric acid.

Isomers

The 1,3,5-triazine is one of three triazines, the two other isomers being 1,2,3-triazine and 1,2,4-triazine.

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All three triazines.The small blue numbers represent the numbering of the atoms in the ring structure.


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