Synonyms: "2,3,7-tribromooxanthrene", "2,3,7-tribromobenzo-4-dioxin", "2,3,7-tribromooxanthrene", "2,3,7-Tbdd"
Source: 2,3,7-tribromodibenzo-p-dioxin is a brominated dibenzo-p-dioxin (PBDDs). PBDDs occur as trace (ppb) contaminants in brominated flame retardants and are produced during combustion of these chemicals, for example in municipal waste incineration and internal combustion engines.
IUPAC Name: 2,3,7-tribromodibenzo-p-dioxin
CAS Number: 51974-40-4
PubChem ID: 108120
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC2=C(C=C1Br)OC3=CC(=C(C=C3O2)Br)Br
Molecular Formula: C12H5Br3O2
Molecular Weight: 420.879
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 17
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