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Record Information
Version4.0
StatusDetected and Quantified
Creation Date2012-09-13 11:51:03 UTC
Update Date2018-05-19 23:27:35 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0041974
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB41974
Metabolite Identification
Common NamePentachlorophenol
DescriptionPentachlorophenol (PCP) is an organochlorine compound used as a pesticide and a disinfectant. First produced in the 1930s, it is marketed under many trade names. It can be found in two forms: PCP itself or as the sodium salt of PCP, which dissolves easily in water.
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
ValueSource
2,3,4,5,6-PentachlorophenolChEBI
PCPChEBI
1-Hydroxy-2,3,4,5,6-pentachlorobenzeneHMDB
2, 3,4,5,6-PentachlorophenolHMDB
2,3,4,5,6-Pentachlorophenol (acd/name 4.0)HMDB
Chem-tolHMDB
ChlorophenHMDB
Dowicide 7HMDB
Dowicide gHMDB
DurotoxHMDB
FungifenHMDB
Glazd pentaHMDB
Grundier arbezolHMDB
LauxtolHMDB
Lauxtol aHMDB
LiropremHMDB
PCP (Pesticide)HMDB
PenchlorolHMDB
PentaHMDB
Penta-kilHMDB
pentachloro-PhenolHMDB
PentachlorophenateHMDB
Pentachlorophenol pureHMDB
PentaconHMDB
PentasolHMDB
PenwarHMDB
PeratoxHMDB
PermacideHMDB
PermagardHMDB
PermasanHMDB
PermatoxHMDB
PermiteHMDB
Phenol, pentachloro-, pureHMDB
Preventol PHMDB
SantobriteHMDB
SantophenHMDB
Santophen 20HMDB
SinituhoHMDB
Term-i-trolHMDB
Thompson'S wood fixHMDB
WeedoneHMDB
Sodium pentachlorophenateMeSH
Pentachlorophenate, sodiumMeSH
Chemical FormulaC6HCl5O
Average Molecular Weight266.337
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight263.847003189
IUPAC Namepentachlorophenol
Traditional Namepermite
CAS Registry Number87-86-5
SMILES
OC1=C(Cl)C(Cl)=C(Cl)C(Cl)=C1Cl
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C6HCl5O/c7-1-2(8)4(10)6(12)5(11)3(1)9/h12H
InChI KeyIZUPBVBPLAPZRR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as p-chlorophenols. These are chlorophenols carrying a iodine at the C4 position of the benzene ring.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassPhenols
Sub ClassHalophenols
Direct ParentP-chlorophenols
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • 4-chlorophenol
  • 2-chlorophenol
  • 3-chlorophenol
  • Halobenzene
  • Chlorobenzene
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Aryl halide
  • Aryl chloride
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organochloride
  • Organohalogen compound
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
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Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point174 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility0.014 mg/mL at 25 °CNot Available
LogP5.12Not Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.013 g/LALOGPS
logP4.99ALOGPS
logP4.69ChemAxon
logS-4.3ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)4.98ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-8.5ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area20.23 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity52.06 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability20.51 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-014i-3590000000-e28db0931c3a64c5acdcView in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-EI-TOF (Non-derivatized)splash10-006x-8219000000-8910acf1ed3be43cd77bView in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-EI-TOF (Non-derivatized)splash10-006x-9313000000-9b0f7071c23978d3b163View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-014i-3590000000-e28db0931c3a64c5acdcView in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-EI-TOF (Non-derivatized)splash10-006x-8219000000-8910acf1ed3be43cd77bView in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-EI-TOF (Non-derivatized)splash10-006x-9313000000-9b0f7071c23978d3b163View in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-014i-0090000000-372477d228a07e38fb8cView in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-00di-9037000000-c0568714ed7ae0793386View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QFT , negativesplash10-03di-0090000000-c07304b5de53109ffe95View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QFT , negativesplash10-03di-0090000000-c07304b5de53109ffe95View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QFT , negativesplash10-03di-0090000000-a2ac24a2b8c95d48eaa9View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QFT , negativesplash10-03di-0090000000-f11dce9638967fa2edd6View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QFT , negativesplash10-03di-0090000000-444986831b0f32a73b6cView in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QFT , negativesplash10-014i-0090000000-5e8d19e4bc541c1b66e6View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QTOF , negativesplash10-03di-0090000000-60df94932344c9ac45caView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-03di-0090000000-fe16cb367a3097b46dceView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-03di-0090000000-fe16cb367a3097b46dceView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-03fr-0090000000-a2ad498e1418227155d6View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-03di-0090000000-5ba49a7b3703eabe8481View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-03di-0090000000-3d5f8e3c5b92e6bffb78View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-03di-0090000000-3d5f8e3c5b92e6bffb78View in MoNA
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-014i-3590000000-1be327edcf96b221d568View in MoNA
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Membrane (predicted from logP)
Biospecimen Locations
  • Urine
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Pathways
Normal Concentrations
BiospecimenStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
UrineDetected and Quantified0.000505 (0.000424-0.000637) umol/mmol creatinineAdult (>18 years old)Not SpecifiedNormal
    • National Health a...
details
UrineDetected and Quantified0.000743 (0.000586-0.00114) umol/mmol creatinineChildren (1-13 years old)Not SpecifiedNormal
    • National Health a...
details
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FoodDB IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDC00007496
Chemspider ID967
KEGG Compound IDC02575
BioCyc IDPENTACHLOROPHENOL
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkPentachlorophenol
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound992
PDB IDPCI
ChEBI ID17642
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Download (PDF)
General References
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