Synonyms: "2,3,4,4',5,6-hexabromodiphenyl ether", "BDE-166".
Source: pentabromo(4-bromophenoxy)benzene belongs to polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), which are a class of recalcitrant and bioaccumulative halogenated compounds that have emerged as a major environmental pollutant. PBDEs are used as a flame-retardant and are found in consumer goods such as electrical equipment, construction materials, coatings, textiles and polyurethane foam (furniture padding).
IUPAC Name: 1,2,3,4,5-pentabromo-6-(4-bromophenoxy)benzene
CAS Number: 189084-58-0
PubChem ID: 21604829
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC(=CC=C1OC2=C(C(=C(C(=C2Br)Br)Br)Br)Br)Br
Molecular Formula: C12H4Br6O
Molecular Weight: 643.587
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 1
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 19
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