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Creation date2015-10-09 22:29:38 UTC
Update date2017-01-19 02:36:19 UTC
FoodComEx IDPC000284
FoodDB RecordFDB008298
Chemical Information
NameAcetamide
DescriptionAcetamide (or acetic acid amide or ethanamide), CH3CONH2, the amide of acetic acid, is a white crystalline solid in pure form. It is produced by dehydrating ammonium acetate:. Acetamide is found in red beetroot.
CAS Number60-35-5
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
AcetamidChEBI
Acetate amideGenerator
Acetic acid amidebiospider
Acetimidic acidHMDB
Acetimidic acid (van)biospider
ACMbiospider
Amid kyseliny octovebiospider
AzetamidChEBI
CH3CONH2biospider
EssigsaeureamidChEBI
EthanamidChEBI
Ethanamidedb_source
Methanecarboxamidedb_source
Chemical FormulaC2H5NO
IUPAC nameacetamide
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C2H5NO/c1-2(3)4/h1H3,(H2,3,4)
InChI KeyDLFVBJFMPXGRIB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILESCC(N)=O
Average Molecular Weight59.0672
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight59.037113787
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as carboximidic acids. These are organic acids with the general formula RC(=N)-OH (R=H, organic group).
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic acids and derivatives
ClassCarboximidic acids and derivatives
Sub ClassCarboximidic acids
Direct ParentCarboximidic acids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Carboximidic acid
  • Organic nitrogen compound
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organopnictogen compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Experimental logP-1.26HANSCH,C ET AL. (1995)
Experimental Water Solubility2250 mg/mL at 25 oCYALKOWSKY,SH & DANNENFELSER,RM (1992)
Melting PointMp 82-83°DFC
Foods of Origin
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Production Data
Production Methodcommercial
Production Method ReferenceNot Available
Production Method Reference FileNot Available
Quantity AvailableProduction upon request, up to 1 g
Delivery TimeNot Available
Storage FormNot Available
Storage Conditions-80°C
StabilityNot Available
PurityNot Available
Spectra
Spectral Data Upon RequestNot Available
Provider Information
Contact NameContact InstitutionContact Email
Rosa Vazquez Fresnovazquezf@ualberta.ca
Commercial Vendors
AKSci C878
AKSci J93173
Glentham GL9642
Glentham GL1221
MetaSci HMDB0031645
Sigma-Aldrich HMDB0031645
Toronto Research Chemicals A133060