Synonyms: "pyralene 1476", "pyroclor 5", "pentachlorodiphenyl", "kanekrol 500", "diphenyl pentachloride", "apirolio 1476 C"
Source: 2,3,4,5,6-pentachlorobiphenyl 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: 1,2,3,4,5-pentachloro-6-phenylbenzene
CAS Number: 18259-05-7
PubChem ID: 17348
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC=C(C=C1)C2=C(C(=C(C(=C2Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl
Molecular Formula: C12H5Cl5
Molecular Weight: 326.433
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 17
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