Synonyms: "2,6-dichloro-phenol", "2,6-DCP"

Source: 2,6-dichlorophenol is used as an intermediate in making insecticides, herbicides, preservatives, antiseptics, disinfectants and other organic compounds.


IUPAC Name: 2,6-dichlorophenol
CAS Number: 87-65-0
PubChem ID: 6899
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC(=C(C(=C1)Cl)O)Cl

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C6H4Cl2O
Molecular Weight: 163,001

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 1
Number of bond acceptors: 1
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 9


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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 den Berg KJ. 1990. Interaction of chlorinated phenols with thyroxine binding sites of human transthyretin, albumin and thyroid binding globulin. Chem Biol Interact 76(1):63-75.

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