Allyl phenylacetate

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Allyl phenylacetate
Allyl phenylacetate skeletal.png
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Prop-2-en-1-yl phenylacetate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.015.711 Edit this at Wikidata
EC Number
  • 217-281-2
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C11H12O2/c1-2-8-13-11(12)9-10-6-4-3-5-7-10/h2-7H,1,8-9H2
    Key: ZCDYAMJXVAUTIM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • C=CCOC(=O)CC1=CC=CC=C1
Properties
C11H12O2
Molar mass 176.21
Hazards
GHS labelling:
GHS06: ToxicGHS07: Exclamation mark
Danger
H302, H311, H315, H317, H319
P261, P264, P270, P272, P280, P301+P312, P302+P352, P305+P351+P338, P312, P321, P322, P330, P332+P313, P333+P313, P337+P313, P361, P362, P363, P405, P501
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Allyl phenylacetate is an ester with a fruity honey odor,[1] used in the perfume and flavoring industries. It is the ester resulting from the esterification of allyl alcohol and phenylacetic acid. It has not been reported to be found in nature.[2]

Allyl phenylacetate is one of only a few known ligands for the human olfactory receptor OR51L1.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allyl phenyl acetate". The Good Scents Company.
  2. ^ George A. Burdock (2010), "Allyl Phenylacetate", Fenaroli's Handbook of Flavor Ingredients (6th ed.), Taylor & Francis, p. 65