Synonyms: "2,3,3',5,5'-pentachlorobiphenyl", "2,3,3',5,5'-pentachloro-1,1'-biphenyl", "1,2,5-trichloro-3-(3,5-dichlorophenyl)benzene", "PCB-111", "PCB 111".
Source: 2,3,3',5,5'-pentachlorobiphenyl 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: 1,2,5-trichloro-3-(3,5-dichlorophenyl)benzene
CAS Number: 39635-32-0
PubChem ID: 63091
Canonical SMILES: C1=C(C=C(C=C1Cl)Cl)C2=CC(=CC(=C2Cl)Cl)Cl
Molecular Formula: C12H5Cl5
Molecular Weight: 326.422
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 17
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