|Density||1.734 g/cm3 (at −173.15 °C)|
|Melting point||305.11 °C|
|Acidity (pKa)||< 0, 9.06|
Taurine is used in food, beverage (energy drinks), animal feed, and pharmaceuticals. In 2017, it accounted for 81% of the total consumption.
Energy drinks continue to be a growth driver for taurine. Major branded energy drinks containing taurine include Red Bull, Monster, 5 Hour Energy, Rockstar, NOS, and Stacker.