Synonyms: "2,5,2',5'-tetrachlorobiphenyl", "2,2',5,5'-tetrachloro-1,1'-biphenyl", "2,3',5,6'-tetrachlorobiphenyl", "2,2',5,5'-TCB", "PCB 52", "TCBP"
Source: 2,2',5,5'-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: 1,4-dichloro-2-(2,5-dichlorophenyl)benzene
CAS Number: 35693-99-3
PubChem ID: 37248
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC(=C(C=C1Cl)C2=C(C=CC(=C2)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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