Agent Name

3-(Tris(hydroxymethyl)methylamino)-1-propanesulfonic acid

Alternative Name

TAPS

CAS Number

29915-38-6

Formula

C7-H17-N-O6-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

3-((2-Hydroxy-1,1-bis(hydroxymethyl)ethyl)amino)-1-propanesulfonic acid; 1-Propanesulfonic acid, 3-((2-hydroxy-1,1-bis(hydroxymethyl)ethyl)amino)-; 3-(Tris(hydroxymethyl)methylamino)propane-1-sulphonic acid; [ChemIDplus] TAPS; N-Tris[(hydroxymethyl)methyl]-3-aminopropanesulfonic acid; [Merck Index] N-(Tris(hydroxymethyl)methyl)-3-aminopropanesulfonic acid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Biological Buffers

Description

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

Sources/Uses

Used as a biological buffer; [Merck Index]

Comments

Not considered hazardous by GHS classification;[Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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