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W381306 Sigma-Aldrich

Taurine

≥98%, FG

Synonym: 2-Aminoethanesulfonic acid

  • CAS Number 107-35-7

  • Linear Formula NH2CH2CH2SO3H

  • Molecular Weight 125.15

  •  FEMA Number 3813

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1751215

  •  EC Number 203-483-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00008197

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901890

  •  Flavis number 16.056

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Properties

Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Halal Certified Products, Kosher Certified Products,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
  FDA 21 CFR 117
assay   ≥98%
mp   >300 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   odorless
food allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   NCCS(O)(=O)=O
InChI   1S/C2H7NO3S/c3-1-2-7(4,5)6/h1-3H2,(H,4,5,6)
InChI key   XOAAWQZATWQOTB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Taurine is a sulfur-containing amino acid mainly found in animal tissues. In mammals, it is reported to play an important role in the normal development of fetuses and neonates. Taurine is also one of the key ingredients in energy drinks.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

5, 10 kg in fiber drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Non-selective endogenous agonist at glycine receptors. Conditionally essential sulfonated amino acid which modulates apoptosis in some cells; functions in many metabolic activities; a product of methionine and cysteine metabolism.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
WX0175000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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