Synonyms: "PCB 70", "2,3',4',5-tetrachloro-1,1'-biphenyl", "PCB No 70", "PCB-70", "1,2-dichloro-4-(2,5-dichlorophenyl)benzene", "PCB No. 70", "2,5,3',4'-tetrachlorobiphenyl".
Source: 2,3',4',5-tetrachlorobiphenyl 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-dichloro-4-(2,5-dichlorophenyl)benzene
CAS Number: 32598-11-1
PubChem ID: 36186
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC(=C(C=C1C2=C(C=CC(=C2)Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl
Molecular Formula: C12H6Cl4
Molecular Weight: 291.980
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 16
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