Synonyms: "2,3,3',4,5,5'-hexachloro-1,1'-biphenyl", "2,3,3',4,5,5'-PCB", "PCB-159", "PCB 159", "1,2,3,4-tetrachloro-5-(3,5-dichlorophenyl)benzene".
Source: 2,3,3',4,5,5'-hexachlorobiphenyl is a member of the polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), 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: 1,2,3,4-tetrachloro-5-(3,5-dichlorophenyl)benzene
CAS Number: 39635-35-3
PubChem ID: 91631
Canonical SMILES: C1=C(C=C(C=C1Cl)Cl)C2=CC(=C(C(=C2Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl
Molecular Formula: C12H4Cl6
Molecular Weight: 360.864
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 18
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