Synonyms: "2,3,5,6-tetrachlorohydroquinone", "dihydro-p-chloranil", "tetrachlorobenzoquinol", "tetrachloro-p-benzohydroquinone"

Source: tetrachlorohydroquinone is a derivative of 1,2,4,5-tetrachlorobenzene, which is a herbicide ingredient.


IUPAC Name: 2,3,5,6-tetrachlorobenzene-1,4-diol
CAS Number: 87-87-6
PubChem ID: 66603
Canonical SMILES: C1(=C(C(=C(C(=C1Cl)Cl)O)Cl)Cl)O

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C6H2Cl4O2
Molecular Weight: 247,891

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 2
Number of bond acceptors: 2
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 12


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Toxicological Information

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den Besten C, Vet JJRM, Besselink HT, Kiel GS, Beems R, van Bladeren PJV. 1991. The liver, kidney, and thyroid toxicity of chlorinated benzenes. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 111(1):69-81.
Van den Berg KJ, van Raaij JAGM, Bragt PC, Notten WRF. 1991. Interactions of halogenated industrial chemicals with transthyretin and effects on thyroid hormone levels in vivo. Arch Toxicol 65(1):15-19.
van Raaij JAGM, van den Berg KJ, Engel R, Bragt PC, Notten WRF. 1991. Effects of hexachlorobenzene and its metabolites pentachlorophenol and tetrachlorohydroquinone on serum thyroid hormone levels in rats. Toxicology 67(1):107-116.

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