Aminomethanesulfonic acid is used as a pharmaceutical intermediates.
John B. Lombardini. Opposite effects of 2-aminoethanesulfonic acid (taurine) and aminomethanesulfonic acid on calcium ion uptake in rat retinal preparations. European Journal of Pharmacology.1985, 110, 385-387.
Hazard Statements: H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary Statements: P260u-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.