Synonyms: "2,3',6-trichloro-1,1'-biphenyl", "1,3-dichloro-2-(3-chlorophenyl)benzene", "PCB 27", "PCB-27", "PCB No. 27", "PCB No 27".
Source: 2,3',6-trichlorobiphenyl 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: 1,3-dichloro-2-(3-chlorophenyl)benzene
CAS Number: 38444-76-7
PubChem ID: 38030
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC(=CC(=C1)Cl)C2=C(C=CC=C2Cl)Cl
Molecular Formula: C12H7Cl3
Molecular Weight: 257.538
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 15
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