CHEBI:7071 - N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide

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ChEBI Name N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide
ChEBI ID CHEBI:7071
ChEBI ASCII Name N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide
Definition A monocarboxylic acid amide resulting from the formal condensation of the carboxy group of m-toluic acid with the nitrogen of diethylamine. It is the most widely used insect repellent worldwide.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:21448
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Formula C12H17NO
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 191.26950
Monoisotopic Mass 191.131
InChI InChI=1S/C12H17NO/c1-4-13(5-2)12(14)11-8-6-7-10(3)9-11/h6-9H,4-5H2,1-3H3
InChIKey MMOXZBCLCQITDF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CCN(CC)C(=O)c1cccc(C)c1
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): environmental contaminant
Any minor or unwanted substance introduced into the environment that can have undesired effects.
Biological Role(s): xenobiotic
A xenobiotic (Greek, xenos "foreign"; bios "life") is a compound that is foreign to a living organism. Principal xenobiotics include: drugs, carcinogens and various compounds that have been introduced into the environment by artificial means.
Application(s): insect repellent
An insecticide that acts as a repellent to insects.
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Outgoing N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (CHEBI:7071) has functional parent m-toluic acid (CHEBI:10589)
N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (CHEBI:7071) has role environmental contaminant (CHEBI:78298)
N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (CHEBI:7071) has role insect repellent (CHEBI:71692)
N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (CHEBI:7071) has role xenobiotic (CHEBI:35703)
N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (CHEBI:7071) is a benzamides (CHEBI:22702)
N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (CHEBI:7071) is a monocarboxylic acid amide (CHEBI:29347)
IUPAC Name
N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide
INNs Sources
diethyltoluamide WHO MedNet
diéthyltoluamide WHO MedNet
diethyltoluamidum WHO MedNet
dietiltoluamida WHO MedNet
Synonyms Sources
3-methyl-N,N-diethylbenzamide ChemIDplus
deet ChEBI
DEET KEGG COMPOUND
diethyl toluamide ChemIDplus
Brand Names Sources
Autan ChemIDplus
Detamide ChemIDplus
Flypel ChemIDplus
m-Delphene NIST Chemistry WebBook
Metadelphene ChemIDplus
Muscol ChEBI
Off! ChemIDplus
Repel ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
4418 DrugCentral
C10935 KEGG COMPOUND
D02379 KEGG DRUG
DE3 PDBeChem
DEET Wikipedia
diethyltoluamide Alan Wood's Pesticides
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
134-62-3 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
134-62-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
2046711 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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22 February 2017