Record Information
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Creation date2010-04-08 22:15:42 UTC
Update date2020-09-17 15:34:48 UTC
Primary IDFDB021450
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB NameBenzyl formate
DescriptionBenzyl formate belongs to the class of organic compounds known as benzyloxycarbonyls. These are organic compounds containing a carbonyl group substituted with a benzyloxyl group. Benzyl formate is an aromatic compound with the molecular formula C8H8O2. Benzyl formate is an almond, apricot, and black tea tasting compound. It is used in perfumery and food flavouring. Benzyl formate has been detected, but not quantified, in a few different foods, such as coffee and coffee products, fruits, and tea.
CAS Number104-57-4
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
Benzyl formic acidGenerator
Benzyl alcohol, formateHMDB
Benzyl formiatHMDB
Benzyl methanoateHMDB
Benzylester kyseliny mravenciHMDB
BZOHMDB
Carbobenzoxy groupHMDB
CBZHMDB
FEMA 2145HMDB
Formic acid benzyl esterHMDB
Formic acid, benzyl esterHMDB
Formic acid, phenylmethyl esterHMDB
Phenylmercury stearateHMDB
Phenylmethyl formateHMDB
PHQHMDB
Benzylformic acidHMDB
Formate benzyl esterGenerator
Benzyl formateHMDB
Benzyl methanoic acidGenerator
Phenylmethyl formic acidGenerator
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility2.2 g/LALOGPS
logP1.72ALOGPS
logP1.6ChemAxon
logS-1.8ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)-6.8ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area26.3 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count3ChemAxon
Refractivity37.53 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability13.97 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
BioavailabilityYesChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Chemical FormulaC8H8O2
IUPAC namebenzyl formate
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C8H8O2/c9-7-10-6-8-4-2-1-3-5-8/h1-5,7H,6H2
InChI KeyUYWQUFXKFGHYNT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILESO=COCC1=CC=CC=C1
Average Molecular Weight136.1479
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight136.0524295
Classification
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as benzyloxycarbonyls. These are organic compounds containing a carbonyl group substituted with a benzyloxyl group.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassBenzene and substituted derivatives
Sub ClassBenzyloxycarbonyls
Direct ParentBenzyloxycarbonyls
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Benzyloxycarbonyl
  • Carboxylic acid ester
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
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Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Physical stateNot Available
Physical DescriptionNot Available
Mass CompositionC 70.58%; H 5.92%; O 23.50%DFC
Melting PointNot Available
Boiling PointBp10 83-84°DFC
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental pKaNot Available
Isoelectric pointNot Available
ChargeNot Available
Optical RotationNot Available
Spectroscopic UV DataNot Available
DensityNot Available
Refractive Indexn20D 1.5404DFC
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9200000000-52dbf7a517edbbca660dJSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9300000000-6a77c8d351ff84dc23eeJSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9200000000-52dbf7a517edbbca660dJSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9300000000-6a77c8d351ff84dc23eeJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-0006-9000000000-3deec770a41b1f8583fdJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-000l-5900000000-31a2abc5bc4ed5a1b134JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0006-9200000000-1140a99367a26f181559JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0006-9000000000-9c400a8575080bf9f8d5JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-000i-1900000000-135006b727d166097023JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-000i-7900000000-d6347d98ef848dfd7389JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0006-9100000000-9eaf26ab3ce7665e369eJSpectraViewer
ChemSpider ID7422
ChEMBL IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDC05613
Pubchem Compound ID7708
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer IDNot Available
DrugBank IDDB04569
HMDB IDHMDB41485
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDNWJ92-E:NWJ92-E
EAFUS ID320
Dr. Duke IDNot Available
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
HET IDNot Available
Food Biomarker OntologyNot Available
VMH IDNot Available
Flavornet IDNot Available
GoodScent IDrw1012591
SuperScent ID7708
Wikipedia IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
Duplicate IDSNot Available
Old DFC IDSNot Available
Associated Foods
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Biological Effects and Interactions
Health Effects / BioactivitiesNot Available
EnzymesNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
BiosynthesisNot Available
Organoleptic Properties
Flavours
FlavorCitations
apricot
  1. Dunkel, M. et al. SuperScent – a database of flavors and scents. Nucleic Acids Research 2008, doi:10.1093/nar/gkn695
pineapple
  1. Dunkel, M. et al. SuperScent – a database of flavors and scents. Nucleic Acids Research 2008, doi:10.1093/nar/gkn695
floral
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
fruity
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
spicy
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
almond
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
cranberry
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
black tea
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
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