Synonyms: "3,5,3',5'-tetrachlorobiphenyl", "kanechlor 400", "3,3',5,5'-tetrachlorodiphenyl", "PCB 80"
Source: aroclor 1248 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-dichloro-5-(3,5-dichlorophenyl)benzene
CAS Number: 12672-29-6
PubChem ID: 36400
Canonical SMILES: C1=C(C=C(C=C1Cl)Cl)C2=CC(=CC(=C2)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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