Synonyms: "2,4'-dichloro-1,1'-biphenyl", "PCB 8"
Source: 2,4'-dichlorobiphenyl 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-chloro-2-(4-chlorophenyl)benzene
CAS Number: 34883-43-7
PubChem ID: 36982
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC=C(C(=C1)C2=CC=C(C=C2)Cl)Cl
Molecular Formula: C12H8Cl2
Molecular Weight: 223.098
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 14
Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors