Synonyms: "4'-trifluoromethyl-2,3,4,5-tetrachlorobiphenyl", "2,3,4,5-tetrachloro-4'-(trifluoromethyl)-1,1'-biphenyl", "2,3,4,5-tetrachlorobiphenyl-4'-(trifluoromethyl)-1,1'-biphenyl", "1,2,3,4-tetrachloro-5-[4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]benzene".
Source: 4'-trifluoromethyl-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-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]benzene
CAS Number: 88966-73-8
PubChem ID: 128938
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC(=CC=C1C2=CC(=C(C(=C2Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl)C(F)(F)F
Molecular Formula: C13H5Cl4F3
Molecular Weight: 359.978
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 3
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 20
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