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
Molecular Formula: C14H10Cl4
Molecular Weight: 320.034
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 18
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