Oleyl acetate

Common Name

Oleyl acetate Description

Oleyl acetate is used as a food additive [EAFUS] (“EAFUS: Everything Added to Food in the United States. [http://www.eafus.com/]”). Structure


Structure for HMDB37127 (Oleyl acetate)


Value Source 9-Octadecen-1-yl acetateHMDB Acetate(Z)-9-octadecen-1-olHMDB Acetic acid oleyl esterHMDB Acetic acid, 9-octadecenyl esterHMDB Acetic acid, oleyl esterHMDB Z-9-Octadecen-1-ol acetateHMDB

Chemical Formlia

C20H38O2 Average Molecliar Weight

310.5145 Monoisotopic Molecliar Weight

310.28718046 IUPAC Name

(9E)-octadec-9-en-1-yl acetate Traditional Name

(9E)-octadec-9-en-1-yl acetate CAS Registry Number

693-80-1 SMILES


InChI Identifier


InChI Key

GYGAZRPDUOHMAF-ZHACJKMWSA-N Chemical Taxonomy Description

This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty alcohol esters. These are ester derivatives of a fatty alcohol. Kingdom

Organic compounds Super Class

Lipids and lipid-like moleclies Class

Fatty Acyls Sub Class

Fatty alcohol esters Direct Parent

Fatty alcohol esters Alternative Parents

  • Acetate salts
  • Carboxylic acid esters
  • Hydrocarbon derivatives
  • Carbonyl compounds
  • Substituents

  • Fatty alcohol ester
  • Acetate salt
  • Carboxylic acid ester
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
  • Molecliar Framework

    Aliphatic acyclic compounds External Descriptors

  • Wax monoesters (LMFA07010397 )
  • Ontology Status

    Expected but not Quantified Origin

  • Endogenous
  • Food
  • Biofunction

  • Cell signaling
  • Fuel and energy storage
  • Fuel or energy source
  • Membrane integrity/stability
  • Nutrient
  • Application

  • Nutrient
  • Stabilizers
  • Surfactants and Emlisifiers
  • Cellliar locations

  • Extracellliar
  • Membrane
  • Physical Properties State

    Not Available Experimental Properties

    Property Value Reference Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available LogPNot AvailableNot Available

    Predicted Properties

    Property Value Source Water Solubility1.84e-05 mg/mLALOGPS logP8.31ALOGPS logP7.11ChemAxon logS-7.2ALOGPS pKa (Strongest Basic)-7ChemAxon Physiological Charge0ChemAxon Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon Polar Surface Area26.3 Å2ChemAxon Rotatable Bond Count17ChemAxon Refractivity96.82 m3·mol-1ChemAxon Polarizability41.97 Å3ChemAxon Number of Rings0ChemAxon Bioavailability0ChemAxon Rlie of FiveYesChemAxon Ghose FilterYesChemAxon Vebers RlieYesChemAxon MDDR-like RlieYesChemAxon

    Spectra Spectra

    Not Available Biological Properties Cellliar Locations

  • Extracellliar
  • Membrane
  • Biofluid Locations

    Not Available Tissue Location

    Not Available Pathways

    Not Available Normal Concentrations Not Available Abnormal Concentrations

    Not Available Associated Disorders and Diseases Disease References

    None Associated OMIM IDs

    None External Links DrugBank ID

    Not Available DrugBank Metabolite ID

    Not Available Phenol Explorer Compound ID

    Not Available Phenol Explorer Metabolite ID

    Not Available FoodDB ID

    FDB016121 KNApSAcK ID

    Not Available Chemspider ID

    4519145 KEGG Compound ID

    Not Available BioCyc ID

    Not Available BiGG ID

    Not Available Wikipedia Link

    Not Available NuGOwiki Link

    HMDB37127 Metagene Link


    Not Available PubChem Compound

    5367657 PDB ID

    Not Available ChEBI ID

    Not Available

    Product: N-Acetyl-DL-phenylalanine

    References Synthesis Reference Not Available Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) Not Available General References
    1. (). Yannai, Shmuel. (2004) Dictionary of food compounds with CD-ROM: Additives, flavors, and ingredients. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC.. .

    PMID: 11368358