cyanuric acid

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A white crystalline water-soluble trimer of cyanic acid, (HNCO)3. It is a cyclic compound having a six-membered ring made of alternating imide (NH) and carbonyl (CO) groups (i.e. three -NH-C(O)- units). It can also exist in a phenolic form (three -N=C(OH)- units).

Cyanuric acid

Subjects: Chemistry.

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