Substance name: Taurine
CAS Number: 107-35-7
EC number: 203-483-8
Molecular Formula: C2H7NO3S
Molecular weight: 125.14 g / mol
Physical state: solid / crystalline powder
Melting point / freezing point 305 ° C at 1.013 hPa
Taurine is a biogenic amino acid whose chemical name is 2-aminoethanesulfonic acid. It is made of two amino acids – cysteine and methionine. In the human body, it occurs mainly in the heart muscle, skeletal muscles, the brain and the eye’s retina.
Synthetic taurine is a component of sports nutrition, energy drinks, pet food (e.g. as essential for cats).
H315: Causes skin irritation H319: Causes serious eye irritation H335: May cause respiratory irritation. P261: Unikać wdychania pyłu. P280: Nosić rękawice ochronne. P305+P351+P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if available and easy to remove. Continue rinsing. P302 + P352: In case of skin contact – wash with plenty of water and soap.
Storage: Store in dry and cool places in tightly closed packaging, protect against sunlight.