Synonyms: "2,3,5,6-tetrachlorobiphenyl", "PCB 65", "2,3,5,6-tetrachloro-1,1'-biphenyl", "1,2,4,5-tetrachloro-3-phenylbenzene", "PCB-65".
Source: 2,3,5,6-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: 1,2,4,5-tetrachloro-3-phenylbenzene
CAS Number: 33284-54-7
PubChem ID: 36402
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC=C(C=C1)C2=C(C(=CC(=C2Cl)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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