tetrabromobisphenol A

Synonyms: "bromdian", "3,3',5,5'-tetrabromobisphenol A", "4,4'-isopropylidenebis(2,6-dibromophenol)", "2,2-bis(3,5-dibromo-4-hydroxyphenyl)propane"

Source: tetrabromobisphenol-A is a brominated organic compound mainly worldwide used as reactive flame-retardant in printed circuit boards or laminates.


IUPAC Name: 2,6-dibromo-4-[2-(3,5-dibromo-4-hydroxyphenyl)propan-2-yl]phenol
CAS Number: 79-94-7
PubChem ID: 6618
Canonical SMILES: CC(C)(C1=CC(=C(C(=C1)Br)O)Br)C2=CC(=C(C(=C2)Br)O)Br

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C15H12Br4O2
Molecular Weight: 543,871

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 2
Number of bond acceptors: 2
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 21


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Toxicological Information

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Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
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Meerts IATM, van Zanden JJ, Luijks EAC, van Leeuwen-Bol I, Marsh G, Jakobsson E, Bergman Å, Brouwer A. 2000. Potent competitive interactions of some brominated flame retardants and related compounds with human transthyretin in vitro. Toxicol Sci 56(1):95-104.

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