Synonyms: "2,5,2'-trichlorobiphenyl", "PCB 18"
Source: 2,2',5-trichlorobiphenyl is a member of the polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB), a group of industrial chemicals used as dielectrics, coolants and lubricants in electrical equipment. PCBs contaminate water by leaching from landfills or other waste deposits.
IUPAC Name: 1,4-dichloro-2-(2-chlorophenyl)benzene
CAS Number: 37680-65-2
PubChem ID: 37803
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC=C(C(=C1)C2=C(C=CC(=C2)Cl)Cl)Cl
Molecular Formula: C12H7Cl3
Molecular Weight: 257.543
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 15
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