EINECS number 201-126-0
CAS number 78-59-1
Isophorone or IP is an oxygenated solvent derived from acetone with one ketone group. It is an excellent solvent for a wide range of coatings and inks. It is also synthesis intermediate for the production of chloroxylenol (A key antimicrobial) and also synthetic Vitamin E. It is used as an extraction solvent and in frothers and grinding aids.
EINECS number 203-615-4
CAS number 108-78-1
Melamine is an organic compound with the formula C3H6N6. It is a polyvalent organic base. Melamine structurally consists of an aromatic ring composed of 3 carbon and 3 nitrogen atoms. Melamine is the cyclic trimer of cyanimide.
Melamine is mainly used as raw material for melamine resins and coatings. By a reaction with aldehydes (usually formaldehyde) thermosetting plastics can be produced. Melamine-formaldehyde is strong, light, hard and resistant to acids and bases.