CHEBI:5009 - fenoxycarb

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ChEBI Name fenoxycarb
Definition A carbamate ester that is the O-ethyl carbamate of 2-(4-phenoxyphenoxy)ethylamine.
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Formula C17H19NO4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 301.33710
Monoisotopic Mass 301.13141
InChI InChI=1S/C17H19NO4/c1-2-20-17(19)18-12-13-21-14-8-10-16(11-9-14)22-15-6-4-3-5-7-15/h3-11H,2,12-13H2,1H3,(H,18,19)
SMILES CCOC(=O)NCCOc1ccc(Oc2ccccc2)cc1
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.
juvenile hormone mimic

Application(s): insecticide
Strictly, a substance intended to kill members of the class Insecta. In common usage, any substance used for preventing, destroying, repelling or controlling insects.
juvenile hormone mimic

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Outgoing fenoxycarb (CHEBI:5009) has functional parent 4-phenoxyphenol (CHEBI:39264)
fenoxycarb (CHEBI:5009) has role environmental contaminant (CHEBI:78298)
fenoxycarb (CHEBI:5009) has role insecticide (CHEBI:24852)
fenoxycarb (CHEBI:5009) has role juvenile hormone mimic (CHEBI:24942)
fenoxycarb (CHEBI:5009) has role xenobiotic (CHEBI:35703)
fenoxycarb (CHEBI:5009) is a aromatic ether (CHEBI:35618)
fenoxycarb (CHEBI:5009) is a carbamate ester (CHEBI:23003)
ethyl [2-(4-phenoxyphenoxy)ethyl]carbamate
Synonyms Sources
(2-(4-phenoxyphenoxy)ethyl)carbamic acid ethyl ester ChemIDplus
ethyl (2-(p-phenoxyphenoxy)ethyl)carbamate ChemIDplus
N-(2-(p-phenoxyphenoxy)ethyl)carbamic acid ChemIDplus
O-ethyl N-[2-(4-phenoxyphenoxy)ethyl]carbamate ChEBI
Brand Name Source
Insegar NIST Chemistry WebBook
Manual Xrefs Databases
304 PPDB
CN103651557 Patent
fenoxycarb Alan Wood's Pesticides
Fenoxycarb Wikipedia
US4215135 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
6932817 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
6932817 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
72490-01-8 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
72490-01-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
79127-80-3 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
19898762 PubMed citation Europe PMC
2098484 PubMed citation Europe PMC
2904969 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
03 November 2014
General Comments
2011-07-29 A carbamate insecticide, fenoxycarb blocks the ability of an insect to undergo metamorphosis (i.e. to change from the juvenile stage into an adult). It also interferes with the molting of larvae. It has a low toxicity for bees, birds, and humans, but is toxic to fish.
2014-10-29 Stravs M, Schymanski E, Singer H, Department of Environmental Chemistry, Eawag