2,3,4,5-tetrachlorobiphenyl

Synonyms: "2,3,4,5-tetrachloro-1,1'-biphenyl", "PCB 61"

Source: 2,3,4,5-tetrachlorobiphenyl is a member of the polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB), 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.

Identifiers:

IUPAC Name: 1,2,3,4-tetrachloro-5-phenylbenzene
CAS Number: 33284-53-6
PubChem ID: 36401
InChiKey: HLQDGCWIOSOMDP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC=C(C=C1)C2=CC(=C(C(=C2Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C12H6Cl4
Molecular Weight: 291.988

Pharmacophore Features:

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

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Toxicological Information

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
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