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Taurine, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Taurine
CAS 107-35-7
Molecular Formula H2NCH2CH2SO3H
Formula Weight 125.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008197
Beilstein 1751215
Merck Index 14,9074
Synonym 2-Aminoethanesulfonic acid
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point >300°C
Quantity 2500g
Chemical Name or Material Taurine
CAS 107-35-7
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula H2NCH2CH2SO3H
Formula Weight 125.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008197
Beilstein 1751215
Merck Index 14,9074
Synonym 2-Aminoethanesulfonic acid
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335;
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a;
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/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. Continue rinsing.
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.
RTECS Number WX0175000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Taurine plays an important role in cardiovascular function, skeletal muscle function, the retina and the central nervous system. It acts as an antioxidant as well as protecting against the toxicity of various substances such as lead and cadmium. It is also used in contact lens solution and an ingredient in numerous energy drinks.

Solubility
Soluble in water and dimethyl sulfoxide. Insoluble in absolute ethanol and diethyl ether.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a;
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/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. Continue rinsing.
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.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335;
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.