dibenzofuran, 2,3,8-trichloro

Synonyms: "dibenzofuran, 2,3,8-trichloro", "2,3,8-trichloro-dibenzofuran".

Source: 2,3,8-trichlorodibenzofuran is one of the polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs), which are ubiquitous environmental contaminants, usually formed as byproducts of the production and use of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).


IUPAC Name: 2,3,8-trichlorodibenzofuran
CAS Number: 57117-32-5
PubChem ID: 42129
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC2=C(C=C1Cl)C3=CC(=C(C=C3O2)Cl)Cl

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C12H5Cl3O
Molecular Weight: 271.521

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 1
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 16


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Toxicological Information

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

Bandiera S, Sawyer T, Romkes M, Zmudzka B, Safe L, Mason G, Keys B, Safe S. 1984. Polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs): effects of structure on binding to the 2,3,7,8-TCDD cytosolic receptor protein, AHH induction and toxicity. Toxicology 32(2):131-144. DOI: 10.1016/0300-483X(84)90132-X. URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0300483X8490132X.

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