Synonyms: "4'-ethyl-2,3,4,5-tetrachlorobiphenyl", "1,2,3,4-tetrachloro-5-(4-ethylphenyl)benzene".

Source: 4'-ethyl-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: 1,2,3,4-tetrachloro-5-(4-ethylphenyl)benzene
CAS Number: 88966-68-1
PubChem ID: 184909
Canonical SMILES: CCC1=CC=C(C=C1)C2=CC(=C(C(=C2Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C14H10Cl4
Molecular Weight: 320.034

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 18


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

Bandiera S, Sawyer TW, Campbell MA, Fujita T, Safe S. 1983. Competitive binding to the cytosolic 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin receptor. Effects of structure on the affinities of substituted halogenated biphenyls--a QSAR analysis. Biochem Pharmacol 32(24):3803-3813. DOI: 10.1016/0006-2952(83)90153-3. URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0006295283901533.

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