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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

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°