Agent Name

BES

CAS Number

10191-18-1

Formula

C6-H15-N-O5-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

2-(Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)amino)ethanesulfonic acid; 2-(Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)amino)ethane sulfonic acid; BES (buffering agent); N,N-Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)-2-aminoethanesulfonic acid; N,N-Bis(hydroxyethyl)-2-aminoethanesulfonic acid; Taurine, N,N-bis(2-hydroxyethyl)-; 2-(Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)amino)ethanesulphonic acid; Ethanesulfonic acid, 2-(bis(2-hydroxyethyl)amino)-; N,N-Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)aminoethanesulfonic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biological Buffers

Description

White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Buffer for physiological pH range." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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