3,3'-dibromobisphenol A

Synonyms: "dibromobisphenol A", "2-bromo-4-[1-(3-bromo-4-hydroxyphenyl)-1-methylethyl]phenol", "4,4'-(propane-2,2-diyl)bis(2-bromophenol)"

Source: 3,3'-dibromobisphenol A is a derivative of tetrabromobisphenol A, which is one of the most commonly used brominated flame retardants worldwide.


IUPAC Name: 2-bromo-4-[2-(3-bromo-4-hydroxyphenyl)propan-2-yl]phenol
CAS Number: 29426-78-6
PubChem ID: 656687
Canonical SMILES: CC(C)(C1=CC(=C(C=C1)O)Br)C2=CC(=C(C=C2)O)Br

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C15H14Br2O2
Molecular Weight: 386,078

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 2
Number of bond acceptors: 2
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 19


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Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
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Meerts IATM, Letcher RJ, Hoving S, Marsh G, Bergman Å, Lemmen JG, van der Burg B, Brouwer A. 2001. In vitro estrogenicity of polybrominated diphenyl ethers, hydroxylated PBDEs, and polybrominated bisphenol A compounds. Environ Health Perspect 109(4):399-407, DOI: 10.2307/3454900.
Samuelsen M, Olsen C, Holme JA, Meussen-Elholm E, Bergmann A, Hongslo JK. 2001. Estrogen-like properties of brominated analogs of bisphenol A in the MCF-7 human breast cancer cell line. Cell Biology Toxicology 17(3):139-151.

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