Synonyms: "2,3-dichloro-1,4-naphthoquinone", "diclone", "phygon", "2,3-dichloronaphthoquinone", "2,3-dichloronaphthalene-1,4-dione", "algistat"

Source: dichlone is used as a fungicide for foliage and as an algicide.


IUPAC Name: 2,3-dichloronaphthalene-1,4-dione
CAS Number: 117-80-6
PubChem ID: 8342
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC=C2C(=C1)C(=O)C(=C(C2=O)Cl)Cl

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C10H4Cl2O2
Molecular Weight: 227,044

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 2
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 14


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Toxicological Information

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Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

Anderson RJ, Prahlad KV. 1976. The deleterious effects of fungicides and herbicides on Xenopus laevis embryos. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 4(3):312-323.
Morisseau C, Merzlikin O, Lin A, He G, Feng W, Padilla I, Denison MS, Pessah IN, Hammock BD. 2009. Toxicology in the fast lane: application of high-throughput bioassays to detect modulation of key enzymes and receptors. Environ Health Perspect 117(12):1867-1872.

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