Synonyms: "4'-cyano-2,3,4,5-tetrachlorobiphenyl", "4-(2,3,4,5-tetrachlorophenyl)benzonitrile", "2',3',4',5'-tetrachlorobiphenyl-4-carbonitrile".
Source: 4'-cyano-2,3,4,5-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: 4-(2,3,4,5-tetrachlorophenyl)benzonitrile
CAS Number: 88966-74-9
PubChem ID: 184914
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC(=CC=C1C#N)C2=CC(=C(C(=C2Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl
Molecular Formula: C13H5Cl4N
Molecular Weight: 316.990
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 1
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 18
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