Synonyms: "1,2,3-trichloro-5-(4-chlorophenyl)benzene", "PCB 81 (3,4,4',5-tetrachlorobiphenyl)", "PCB No. 81", "PCB-81", "3,4,5,4'-tetrachloro-biphenyl", "3,4,4',5-tetrachloro-1,1'-biphenyl", "PCB 81".
Source: 3,4,4',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: 1,2,3-trichloro-5-(4-chlorophenyl)benzene
CAS Number: 70362-50-4
PubChem ID: 51043
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC(=CC=C1C2=CC(=C(C(=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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