2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butyric acid, (S)-
Zwitterionic surfactants-Amino acid
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C5H11NSO2
Molecular Weight: 149.21
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: > 9500mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 36000mg/Kg;
rat intraperitoneal LD50: 4328mg/Kg.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, emulsifying, antistatic, anticorrosive abilities. essential amino acids.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Conditioning agent, antistatic agent in personal care products.
Use as dispersing agent.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Use as nutritional supplement.
Use as feed additive.