CHEBI:52342 - ethyl formate

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ChEBI Name ethyl formate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:52342
Definition A formate ester resulting from the formal condensation of formic acid with ethanol.
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Formula C3H6O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 74.07850
InChI InChI=1S/C3H6O2/c1-2-5-3-4/h3H,2H2,1H3
InChIKey WBJINCZRORDGAQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CCOC=O
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
Application(s): fumigant
A volatile or volatilizable chemical compound utilized for control of pests in buildings, soil, grain, as well as during processing of goods to be imported or exported to prevent transfer of exotic organisms.
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Outgoing ethyl formate (CHEBI:52342) has role fumigant (CHEBI:39276)
ethyl formate (CHEBI:52342) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
ethyl formate (CHEBI:52342) is a ethyl ester (CHEBI:23990)
ethyl formate (CHEBI:52342) is a formate ester (CHEBI:52343)
IUPAC Name
ethyl formate
Synonyms Sources
Aethylformiat ChemIDplus
Areginal ChemIDplus
Carboxylic acid oxaethane ChemIDplus
Ethyl formic ester ChemIDplus
Ethyl methanoate ChemIDplus
Ethyle (formiate d') ChemIDplus
Ethylformiaat ChemIDplus
formiato de etilo ChEBI
Formic acid, ethyl ester ChemIDplus
Formic ether ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
CN1112546 Patent
Ethyl_formate Wikipedia
HMDB31229 HMDB
WO03061384 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
109-94-4 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
109-94-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
906769 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
906769 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
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03 mars 2015