Synonyms: "phenachlor", "OMAL", "2,4,6-TCP"

Source: 2,4,6-trichlorophenol is used as an insecticide, fungicide, herbicide, bactericide, germicide, wood and glue preservative, anti-mildew agent for textiles and defoliant. It is used as a chemical intermediate for the synthesis of other pesticides.


IUPAC Name: 2,4,6-trichlorophenol
CAS Number: 88-06-2
PubChem ID: 6914
Canonical SMILES: C1=C(C=C(C(=C1Cl)O)Cl)Cl

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C6H3Cl3O
Molecular Weight: 197,446

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 1
Number of bond acceptors: 1
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 10


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

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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