Record Information
Version1.0
Creation date2015-10-09 22:31:43 UTC
Update date2017-01-19 02:36:31 UTC
FoodComEx IDPC000638
FoodDB RecordFDB022677
Chemical Information
NameFormamide
DescriptionFormamide is a metabolite used for biological monitoring of workers exposed to N-N-dimethylformamide (DMF).(PMID 7622279). There is a case of significant association between ever having been exposed to DMF and subsequent development of prostate cancer (PMID 2715850) [HMDB]. Formamide is found in many foods, some of which are sorrel, lichee, jute, and pomegranate.
CAS Number75-12-7
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
AmeisensaeureamidChEBI
carbamaldehydehmdb
FormamidChEBI
formamidehmdb
FormimidateGenerator
Formimidic acidChEBI
MethanamidChEBI
Methanamidehmdb
Chemical FormulaCH3NO
IUPAC nameformamide
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/CH3NO/c2-1-3/h1H,(H2,2,3)
InChI KeyZHNUHDYFZUAESO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILESNC=O
Average Molecular Weight45.0406
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight45.021463723
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
  • Imine
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Melting PointNot Available
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 Formliquid
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 F557
AKSci J10713
AKSci J93282
AKSci HMDB0001536
Glentham GE1691
MetaSci HMDB0001536
Toronto Research Chemicals F691480