Synonyms: "2,2',3,4'-tetrachloro-1,1'-biphenyl", "aroclor 1242"
Source: 2,2',3,4'-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: 1,2-dichloro-3-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)benzene
CAS Number: 36559-22-5
PubChem ID: 63103
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC(=C(C(=C1)Cl)Cl)C2=C(C=C(C=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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