Synonyms: "2,4,4',6-tetrachloro-1,1'-biphenyl", "PCB 75"
Source: 2,4,4',6-tetrachlorobiphenyl 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: 1,3,5-trichloro-2-(4-chlorophenyl)benzene
CAS Number: 32598-12-2
PubChem ID: 63107
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC(=CC=C1C2=C(C=C(C=C2Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl
Molecular Formula: C12H6Cl4
Molecular Weight: 291.988
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 16
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