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Record Information
Version4.0
StatusDetected but not Quantified
Creation Date2012-09-12 03:18:00 UTC
Update Date2019-01-11 20:01:30 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0041607
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB41607
Metabolite Identification
Common Name2-Phenoxyethanol
Description2-Phenoxyethanol is a flavouring ingredient [CCD].
Structure
Data?1547236890
Synonyms
ValueSource
1-Hydroxy-2-phenoxyethaneChEBI
2-Hydroxyethyl phenyl etherChEBI
2-Phenoxyethyl alcoholChEBI
beta-Hydroxyethyl phenyl etherChEBI
Ethylene glycol monophenyl etherChEBI
PhenoxytolChEBI
Phenyl cellosolveChEBI
Phenylmonoglycol etherChEBI
b-Hydroxyethyl phenyl etherGenerator
β-hydroxyethyl phenyl etherGenerator
2-Phenoxyethanol, 9ciHMDB
Dalpad aHMDB
Ethylene glycol phenyl etherHMDB
Newpol efpHMDB
PhenoxetolHMDB
PhenylcellosolveHMDB
Chemical FormulaC8H10O2
Average Molecular Weight138.166
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight138.068079562
IUPAC Name2-phenoxyethan-1-ol
Traditional Namephenoxyethanol
CAS Registry Number122-99-6
SMILES
OCCOC1=CC=CC=C1
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C8H10O2/c9-6-7-10-8-4-2-1-3-5-8/h1-5,9H,6-7H2
InChI KeyQCDWFXQBSFUVSP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as phenol ethers. These are aromatic compounds containing an ether group substituted with a benzene ring.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassBenzene and substituted derivatives
Sub ClassPhenol ethers
Direct ParentPhenol ethers
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Phenol ether
  • Alkyl aryl ether
  • Ether
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Primary alcohol
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Alcohol
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
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Physical Properties
StateLiquid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point11-13 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility24.1 g/LALOGPS
logP1.22ALOGPS
logP1.13ChemAxon
logS-0.76ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)15.1ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-2.8ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area29.46 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count3ChemAxon
Refractivity38.81 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability14.91 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9100000000-b40ca28428e0018311eaView in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9100000000-f8c06faa8eb8d23a95c1View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9100000000-7b2a4d4d9b09c7b78741View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9100000000-9bb41b75d1ad646b88f0View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - CI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-000i-0900000000-9421e4830e44b3388570View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9000000000-f53c3891b4914dd833e8View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9200000000-b5db9ef1d198ca188c7cView in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9100000000-ab2d6abdcb42c8020070View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9000000000-480278f55ce8ffc42edbView in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9100000000-b40ca28428e0018311eaView in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9100000000-f8c06faa8eb8d23a95c1View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9100000000-7b2a4d4d9b09c7b78741View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9100000000-9bb41b75d1ad646b88f0View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - CI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-000i-0900000000-9421e4830e44b3388570View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9000000000-f53c3891b4914dd833e8View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9200000000-b5db9ef1d198ca188c7cView in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9100000000-ab2d6abdcb42c8020070View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9000000000-480278f55ce8ffc42edbView in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-0006-9200000000-7361de1cec4803e1cf4cView in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-00di-9200000000-c4a3f9110ef42a31b02cView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-000i-3900000000-82d3ea499e49a07dc9f5View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-000b-9700000000-964c725a4c63566fc458View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0002-9000000000-cdc0027ea13905c59bedView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-000i-3900000000-4c096ad99ce685693f0cView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0006-9300000000-519730edd99eab09801cView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0006-9000000000-d0cfac43ffd18d6c4a42View in MoNA
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-0006-9100000000-9c2de92b427cc8e30262View in MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableView in JSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableView in JSpectraViewer
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Cytoplasm
  • Extracellular
Biospecimen Locations
  • Feces
  • Saliva
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Pathways
Normal Concentrations
BiospecimenStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
details
SalivaDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Not SpecifiedNormal details
SalivaDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)BothNormal details
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB021762
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID13848467
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkPhenoxyethanol
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound31236
PDB ID268
ChEBI ID64275
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Download (PDF)
General References
  1. (). Yannai, Shmuel. (2004) Dictionary of food compounds with CD-ROM: Additives, flavors, and ingredients. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC.. .