Synonyms: "2,5-dichloro-1,1'-biphenyl", "1,4-dichloro-2-phenylbenzene", "3,6-dichlorobiphenyl"
Source: 2,5-dichlorobiphenyl is a member of the polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), a group of industrial chemicals used as dielectrics, coolants and lubricants in electrical equipment. PCBs contaminate water by leaching from landfills or other waste deposits.
IUPAC Name: 1,4-dichloro-2-phenylbenzene
CAS Number: 34883-39-1
PubChem ID: 36980
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC=C(C=C1)C2=C(C=CC(=C2)Cl)Cl
Molecular Formula: C12H8Cl2
Molecular Weight: 223.098
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 14
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