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Flavouring Taurine
Synonym(s) 2-Aminoethanesulfonic acid
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Aminoethanesulfonic acid
JECFA number 1435
CAS number 107-35-7  
FEMA number 3813
COE number -
FLAVIS number 16.056  
Molecular weight 125.15 
Chemical formula C2H7O3NS  
Physical form/odour White to cream coloured crystaline solid; 
Solubility Soluble in water 
Solubility in ethanol Soluble 
Boiling point (°C) -
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max -
Refractive index -
Specific gravity -
Other requirements mp: >300°
ID Test NMR
Spectrum http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/jecfa-flav/img/img/1435.gif