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Record Information
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Creation Date2012-09-11 17:47:21 UTC
Update Date2019-01-11 19:43:54 UTC
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB32029
Metabolite Identification
Common Name2-Isopropylphenol
Description2-Isopropylphenol is a flavouring ingredien
2-(1-Methylethyl)phenol, 9ciHMDB
Isopropylphenol, orthoHMDB
Prodox 131HMDB
Chemical FormulaC9H12O
Average Molecular Weight136.191
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight136.088815006
IUPAC Name2-(propan-2-yl)phenol
Traditional Name2-isopropylphenol
CAS Registry Number88-69-7
InChI Identifier
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as cumenes. These are aromatic compounds containing a prop-2-ylbenzene moiety.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassBenzene and substituted derivatives
Sub ClassCumenes
Direct ParentCumenes
Alternative Parents
  • Phenylpropane
  • Cumene
  • Phenol
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors

Biological location:



Industrial application:

Physical Properties
Experimental Properties
Melting Point15 - 16 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogP2.88Not Available
Predicted Properties
Water Solubility3.09 g/LALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)10.5ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-5.2ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area20.23 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count1ChemAxon
Refractivity42.23 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability15.63 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00dr-9700000000-0a3ec6f0b6db49b1bb8cJSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00dr-9700000000-0a3ec6f0b6db49b1bb8cJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-00dr-6900000000-65b25162f6cb1b887f17JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-006x-8900000000-6f77c31ece141c6bd323JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-000i-0900000000-f27e4c86fd02f3a4d9f5JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-000i-7900000000-b30b63f3decaee02aa55JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0uxu-9400000000-6296af1e3299f7217b19JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-69d37dcc656ad26252a0JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-36ddf0e1e27114cf431aJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-00ku-7900000000-512c84878dbff828e6bfJSpectraViewer | MoNA
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-00di-4900000000-0ab562a07073aa1cb86aJSpectraViewer | MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Membrane
Biospecimen LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Normal Concentrations
Not Available
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB008729
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID6677
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDCPD-14150
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound6943
ChEBI ID38506
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
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