Synonyms: "2-chloro-4-biphenylol", "2-chlorobiphenyl-4-ol", "3-chloro-4-phenylphenol", "2-chloro-4-hydroxybiphenyl"
Source: 4-hydroxy-2-chlorobiphenyl is a hydroxylated polychlorinated biphenyl (OH-PCB). OH-PCBs are metabolites of PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), which are widely used as dielectric and coolant fluids.
IUPAC Name: 3-chloro-4-phenylphenol
CAS Number: 23719-22-4
PubChem ID: 79688
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC=C(C=C1)C2=C(C=C(C=C2)O)Cl
Molecular Formula: C12H9ClO
Molecular Weight: 204.652
Number of bond donors: 1
Number of bond acceptors: 1
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 14
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Gierthy JF, Arcaro KF, Floyd M. 1997. Assessment of PCB estrogenicity in a human breast cancer cell line. Chemosphere 34(5-7):1495-1505.