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Substance Name: Diethyl pyrocarbonate
RN: 1609-47-8
UNII: LMR3LZG146
InChIKey: FFYPMLJYZAEMQB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Preservative for wines, soft drinks, and fruit juices and a gentle esterifying agent.

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H10-O5

Molecular Weight

  • 162.14
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Diethyl pyrocarbonate

MeSH Heading

  • Diethyl pyrocarbonate

Synonyms

  • 4-03-00-00018 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • Baycovin
  • BRN 0637031
  • CCRIS 4920
  • DEPC
  • Dicarbonic acid diethyl ester
  • Diethyl dicarbonate
  • Diethyl ester of pyrocarbonic acid
  • Diethyl oxydiformate
  • Diethyl pyrocarbonate
  • Diethyl pyrocarbonic acid
  • Diethylester kyseliny diuhlicite
  • Diethylester kyseliny diuhlicite [Czech]
  • Diethylpyrokarbonat
  • Diethylpyrokarbonat [Czech]
  • DKD
  • EINECS 216-542-8
  • Ethoxyformic acid anhydride
  • Ethoxyformic anhydride
  • Ethyl pyrocarbonate
  • Formic acid, oxydi-, diethyl ester
  • Oxydiformic acid diethyl ester
  • Piref
  • Pyrocarbonate d'ethyle
  • Pyrocarbonate d'ethyle [French]
  • Pyrocarbonic acid, diethyl ester
  • Pyrokohlensaeure diaethyl ester
  • Pyrokohlensaeure diaethyl ester [German]
  • UNII-LMR3LZG146

Systematic Names

  • Dicarbonic acid, 1,3-diethyl ester
  • Dicarbonic acid, diethyl ester
  • Diethyl pyrocarbonate
  • Formic acid, oxydi-, diethyl ester

Superlist Name

  • Diethyl pyrocarbonate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 1609-47-8

FDA UNII

  • LMR3LZG146

System Generated Number

  • 0001609478

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H10O5/c1-3-9-5(7)11-6(8)10-4-2/h3-4H2,1-2H3

InChIKey

FFYPMLJYZAEMQB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

CCOC(=O)OC(=O)OCC

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
cat LD50 oral 100mg/kg (100mg/kg)   FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 53A, Pg. 52, 1974.
dog LD50 oral 500mg/kg (500mg/kg)   FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 53A, Pg. 52, 1974.
guinea pig LCLo inhalation 10ppm/1H (10ppm) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 51A, Pg. 67, 1972.
mouse LCLo inhalation 10ppm/1H (10ppm) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 51A, Pg. 67, 1972.
mouse LD50 oral 1558mg/kg (1558mg/kg)   FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 53A, Pg. 52, 1974.
rabbit LCLo inhalation 10ppm/1H (10ppm) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 51A, Pg. 67, 1972.
rabbit LD50 oral 500mg/kg (500mg/kg)   FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 53A, Pg. 52, 1974.
rat LCLo inhalation 10gm/m3/1H (10000mg/m3)   Zeitschrift fuer Lebensmittel-Untersuchung und-Forschung. Vol. 114, Pg. 292, 1961.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 47mg/kg (47mg/kg)   FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 53A, Pg. 52, 1974.
rat LD50 oral 850mg/kg (850mg/kg)   FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 51A, Pg. 67, 1972.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point < 25 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.130 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 3.32E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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