Record Information
Creation date2010-04-08 22:08:01 UTC
Update date2015-07-20 22:20:50 UTC
Primary IDFDB008302
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB NameAcrylic acid
DescriptionMonomer component of packaging materials for food
CAS Number79-10-7
Acroleic acidmanual
Acrylic aciddb_source
Ethylenecarboxylic acidbiospider
Prop-2-enoic acidbiospider
Propene acidbiospider
Propenoic acidbiospider
Vinylformic acidbiospider
Predicted PropertiesNot Available
Chemical FormulaC3H4O2
IUPAC name
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C3H4O2/c1-2-3(4)5/h2H,1H2,(H,4,5)
Isomeric SMILESOC(=O)C=C
Average Molecular Weight72
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight72
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as acrylic acids. These are organic compounds containing acrylic acid CH2=CHCO2H.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic acids and derivatives
ClassCarboxylic acids and derivatives
Sub ClassAcrylic acids and derivatives
Direct ParentAcrylic acids
Alternative Parents
  • Acrylic acid
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physical stateliquid
Physical DescriptionNot Available
Mass CompositionC 50.00%; H 5.59%; O 44.40%DFC
Melting PointMp 13°DFC
Boiling PointBp 141° (polymerises)DFC
Experimental Water Solubility1000 mg/mLRIDDICK,JA et al. (1986)
Experimental logP0.35HANSCH,C ET AL. (1995)
Experimental pKapKa 4.25 (25°)DFC
Isoelectric pointNot Available
ChargeNot Available
Optical RotationNot Available
Spectroscopic UV DataNot Available
Densityd164 1.06DFC
Refractive Indexn20D 1.4424DFC
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00b9-9000000000-ebdb7274700971cd6f14View in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-004i-9000000000-0699bc1a72211c124b60View in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-05di-9100000000-9bb15bc91b0dbc41366eView in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ , negativesplash10-00di-9000000000-cc4e478e1301778cd785View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ , negativesplash10-00di-9000000000-e516a2a0fc66993edc39View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-05fr-9000000000-03ea2b65243048d48e73View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0adi-9000000000-930c69d5a821060550f7View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-004i-9000000000-325d5750ffad7fd1e4dbView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-00di-9000000000-1692fe79b4f0bd127e1aView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-00di-9000000000-145a2180b79b5fc678c8View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0udi-9000000000-8ef27af021e3e37a326dView in MoNA
ChemSpider IDNot Available
ChEMBL IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDC00511
Pubchem Compound ID6581
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI ID18308
Phenol-Explorer IDNot Available
DrugBank IDDB02579
HMDB IDNot Available
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDDFS27-M:DFS27-M
EAFUS IDNot Available
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDC00034423
HET IDNot Available
Flavornet IDNot Available
GoodScent IDNot Available
SuperScent IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDAcrylic_acid
Phenol-Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
Duplicate IDSNot Available
Old DFC IDSNot Available
Associated Foods
FoodContent Range AverageReference
Biological Effects and Interactions
Health Effects / Bioactivities
anti bacterial33282 A substance that kills or slows the growth of bacteria.DUKE
anti septic33281 A substance that kills or slows the growth of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoans.DUKE
EnzymesNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
BiosynthesisNot Available
Organoleptic Properties
FlavoursNot Available
MSDSNot Available
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
General ReferenceNot Available
Content Reference— Duke, James. 'Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. United States Department of Agriculture.' Agricultural Research Service, Accessed April 27 (2004).