Agent Name

N-(Tris(hydroxymethyl)methyl)-3-amino-2-hydroxypropanesulfonic acid

Alternative Name

TAPSO

CAS Number

68399-81-5

Formula

C7-H17-N-O7-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

3-N-(2-Hydroxy-1,1-bis(hydroxymethyl)ethylamino)-2-hydroxypropanesulfonic acid; 1-Propanesulfonic acid, 2-hydroxy-3-((2-hydroxy-1,1-bis(hydroxymethyl)ethyl)amino)-; 2-Hydroxy-3-((2-hydroxy-1,1-bis(hydroxymethyl)ethyl)amino)propanesulphonic acid; [ChemIDplus] TAPSO; 2-Hydroxy-3-((2-hydroxy-1,1-bis(hydroxymethyl)ethyl)amino)-1-propanesulfonic acid; [Merck Index] 2-Hydroxy-3-[tris(hydroxymethyl)methylamino]-1-propanesulfonic acid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Biological Buffers

Description

Colorless solid; [Merck Index] White crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a biological buffer; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "3-(Tris(hydroxymethyl)methylamino)-1-propanesulfonic acid."

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