Synonyms: "1,2-bis(2,4-dihydroxyphenyl)ethane-1,2-dione", "beta-resorcil"
Source: 2,2',4,4'-tetrahydroxybenzil is a diphenyl derivative, which is a starting material for the production of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) that are used as dielectric fluids and heat transfer agents.
IUPAC Name: 1,2-bis(2,4-dihydroxyphenyl)ethane-1,2-dione
CAS Number: 5394-98-9
PubChem ID: 219592
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC(=C(C=C1O)O)C(=O)C(=O)C2=C(C=C(C=C2)O)O
Molecular Formula: C14H10O6
Molecular Weight: 274.226
Number of bond donors: 4
Number of bond acceptors: 6
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 20
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