Synonyms: "perchloronaphthalene", "Halowax 1051", "1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8-octachloronaphthalene", "octachloro naphthalene", "PCN No.75", "PCN 75", "PCN No 75".

Source: octachloronaphthalene is a polychlorinated naphthalene (PCN). PCNs are ubiquitous environmental pollutants produced by combustion, and present in electrical devices, wood, paper and textiles to attain waterproofness, flame resistance and protection against insects, molds and fungi.


IUPAC Name: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8-octachloronaphthalene
CAS Number: 2234-13-1
PubChem ID: 16692
Canonical SMILES: C12=C(C(=C(C(=C1Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl)C(=C(C(=C2Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C10Cl8
Molecular Weight: 403.710

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 18


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Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
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Villalobos SA, Papoulias DM, Meadows J, Blankenship AL, Pastva SD, Kannan K, Hinton DE, Tillitt DE, Giesy JP. 2000. Toxic responses of medaka, d-rR strain, to polychlorinated naphthalene mixtures after embryonic exposure by in ovo nanoinjection: a partial life-cycle assessment. Environ Toxicol Chem 19(2):432-440. DOI: 10.1002/etc.5620190224. URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/etc.5620190224/full.

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