L-Tyrosine is used in pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements and food additives. It is a precursor to alkaloids such as morphine, neurotransmitters, epinephrine, p-coumaric acid, thyroxine, pigment melanin and catcholamines. It plays a vital role in photosynthesis.
Soluble in hydrochloric acid. Slightly soluble in water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong reducing agents.
|−11° (c=4 in 1N HCl)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : YP2275600
TSCA : TSCA