Biphenyl & PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls) congeners

PCB numbering scheme from Ballschmiter and Zell, 1980. (ref. ID; 6969)

[Biphenyl] CAS[92-52-4] UN3077

Trade name

Biphenyl: diphenyl

Chemical formula

C6H5C6H5

Chemical characteristics

Log Kow 3.90. (ref. ID; 6937)

Purpose for use

; Fungicide.

Toxicity

LD50 (oral) rat 3280 mg/kg.

Test organisms

Protozoa: Colpidium campylum (ref. ID; 6784)
Oligochaeta: Lumbriculus variegatus (ref. ID; 6937)

[Aminobiphenyl]

Toxicity

Carcinogens. (ref. ID; 868)

Test organisms

Nematoda: Panagrellus redivivus (ref. ID; 868)

[Aroclor 1242]

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Pheretima hawayana (ref. ID; 3583, 4439)

[Aroclor 1248]

Test organisms

Protozoa: Tetrahymena pyriformis (ref. ID; 2681)

[Aroclor 1254]

Test organisms

Protozoa: Acanthamoeba castellanii (ref. ID; 946)
Protozoa: Tetrahymena pyriformis (ref. ID; 2682)
Oligochaeta: Eisenia foetida (ref. ID; 6100)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus terrestris (ref. ID; 6100, 7015, 7020)
Nematoda: Acrobeloides nanus (ref. ID; 5915)

[Aroclor 1260]

Test organisms

Protozoa: Tetrahymena pyriformis (ref. ID; 2681)
Rotifera: Brachionus calyciflorus (ref. ID; 1592)

[2-Chlorobiphenyl] IUPAC No.1

Test organisms


Green algae (formerly including protozoa): Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (ref. ID; 4955)

[PCB2]

Test organisms

Protozoa: Colpidium campylum (ref. ID; 6784)

[PCB4]

Test organisms


Protozoa: Colpidium campylum (ref. ID; 6784)

[2,4'-Dichlorobiphenyl] IUPAC No.8

Test organisms

Green algae (formerly including protozoa): Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (ref. ID; 4955)

[Trichlorobiphenyl]

2,5,2'-Trichlorobiphenyl (PCB 18)

Chemical characteristics

Log P 5.6. (ref. ID; 507)
Octanol-water partition coefficient log Kow 5.6. (ref. ID; 6961)

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (ref. ID; 507, 6780)
Oligochaeta: Tubifex tubifex (ref. ID; 507, 6780)
Oligochaeta: Community (ref. ID; 6961)

2,5,4'-Trichlorobiphenyl (PCB 31)

Chemical characteristics

Log P 5.79. (ref. ID; 507)
Octanol-water partition coefficient log Kow 5.6. (ref. ID; 6961)

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (ref. ID; 507)
Oligochaeta: Tubifex tubifex (ref. ID; 507)
Oligochaeta: Community (ref. ID; 6961)

[Tetrachlorobiphenyl]

2,3,2',3'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 40)

Chemical characteristics

Log P 5.8. (ref. ID; 507)
Octanol-water partition coefficient log Kow 5.9. (ref. ID; 6961)

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (ref. ID; 507, 6780)
Oligochaeta: Tubifex tubifex (ref. ID; 507, 6780)
Oligochaeta: Community (ref. ID; 6961)

2,2',4,4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (TCB)

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Sediments community (ref. ID; 1917)

2,2',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl IUPAC No.52 (PCB 52: 2,5,2',5'-)

Chemical characteristics

Log P 5.9. (ref. ID; 507)
Octanol-water partition coefficient log Kow 5.9. (ref. ID; 6961)

Test organisms

Green algae (formerly including protozoa): Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (ref. ID; 4955)
Oligochaeta: Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (ref. ID; 507, 6780)
Oligochaeta: Tubifex tubifex (ref. ID; 507, 6780)
Oligochaeta: Community (ref. ID; 6961)

2,5,2',6'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 53)

Chemical characteristics

Log P 5.7. (ref. ID; 507)
Octanol-water partition coefficient log Kow 5.9. (ref. ID; 6961)

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (ref. ID; 507)
Oligochaeta: Tubifex tubifex (ref. ID; 507)
Oligochaeta: Community (ref. ID; 6961)

2,2',6,6'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl IUPAC No.54

Test organisms

Green algae (formerly including protozoa): Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (ref. ID; 4955)

2,3,4,5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl IUPAC No.61

Test organisms

Green algae (formerly including protozoa): Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (ref. ID; 4955)

2,4,3',4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 66)

Chemical characteristics

Log P 5.9. (ref. ID; 507)
Octanol-water partition coefficient log Kow 5.9. (ref. ID; 6961)

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (ref. ID; 507)
Oligochaeta: Tubifex tubifex (ref. ID; 507)
Oligochaeta: Community (ref. ID; 6961)

3,3',4,4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl IUPAC No.77

Chemical characteristics

Log Kow 6.2. (ref. ID; 6721)

Test organisms

Green algae (formerly including protozoa): Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (ref. ID; 4955)
Oligochaeta: Lumbriculus variegatus (ref. ID; 6721)

[Pentachlorobiphenyl]

2,2',4,5,5'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 101)

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Eisenia andrei (ref. ID; 2170)
Oligochaeta: Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri
Oligochaeta: Tubifex tubifex (ref. ID; 6780)

2,3,3',4,4'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 105)

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Eisenia andrei (ref. ID; 2170)

2,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 118)

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Eisenia andrei (ref. ID; 2170)

3,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl IUPAC No.126

Test organisms

Green algae (formerly including protozoa): Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (ref. ID; 4955)

[Hexachlorobiphenyl]

2,2',3,3',4,4'-Hexachlorobiphenyl IUPAC No.128 (PCB 128: 2,3,4,2',3',4'-)

Chemical characteristics

Log P 6.5. (ref. ID; 507)
Octanol-water partition coefficient log Kow 6.5. (ref. ID; 6961)

Test organisms

Green algae (formerly including protozoa): Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (ref. ID; 4955)
Oligochaeta: Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (ref. ID; 507)
Oligochaeta: Tubifex tubifex (ref. ID; 507)
Oligochaeta: Community (ref. ID; 6961)

2,2',3,4,4',5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 138)

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Eisenia andrei (ref. ID; 2170)

2,2',4,4',5,5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl IUPAC No.153 (PCB 153: 2,4,5,2',4',5'- or HCBP)

Chemical characteristics

Log P 6.72. (ref. ID; 507)
Octanol-water partition coefficient log Kow 6.5. (ref. ID; 6961)

Test organisms

Green Algae (formerly including protozoa): Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (ref. ID; 4955)
Oligochaeta: Eisenia andrei (ref. ID; 2170, 7082)
Oligochaeta: Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (ref. ID; 507, 6780)
Oligochaeta: Lumbriculus variegatus (ref. ID; 1323, 4477)
Oligochaeta: Tubifex tubifex (ref. ID; 507, 6780)
Oligochaeta: Community (ref. ID; 6961)

2,2',4,4',6,6'-Hexachlorobiphenyl IUPAC No.155 (PCB 155: 2,4,6,2',4',6'-) CAS[33979-03-2]

Chemical characteristics

Log P 6.5. (ref. ID; 507)
Octanol-water partition coefficient log Kow 6.5. (ref. ID; 6961)

Test organisms

Green algae (formerly including protozoa): Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (ref. ID; 4955)
Oligochaeta: Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (ref. ID; 507)
Oligochaeta: Tubifex tubifex (ref. ID; 507)
Oligochaeta: Community (ref. ID; 6961)

2,3,4,5,3',4'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 156) CAS[38380-08-4]

Chemical characteristics

Log P 6.5. (ref. ID; 507)
Octanol-water partition coefficient log Kow 6.5. (ref. ID; 6961)

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (ref. ID; 507)
Oligochaeta: Tubifex tubifex (ref. ID; 507)
Oligochaeta: Community (ref. ID; 6961)

2,3,3',4,4',5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Eisenia andrei (ref. ID; 2170)

2,3',4,4',5,5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 167)

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Eisenia andrei (ref. ID; 2170)

3,3',4,4',5,5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl IUPAC No.169

Test organisms

Green algae (formerly including protozoa): Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (ref. ID; 4955)

[Heptachlorobiphenyl]

2,3,4,6,2',3',4'-Heptachlorobiphenyl (PCB 171) CAS[52663-71-5]

Chemical characteristics

Log P 6.9. (ref. ID; 507)
Octanol-water partition coefficient log Kow 6.7. (ref. ID; 6961)

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (ref. ID; 507)
Oligochaeta: Tubifex tubifex (ref. ID; 507)
Oligochaeta: Community (ref. ID; 6961)

2,2',3,4,4',5,5'-Heptachlorobiphenyl (PCB 180)

Test organisms

Oligochaeta: Eisenia andrei (ref. ID; 2170)

[2,2',3,3',4,4',5,5'-Octachlorobiphenyl] IUPAC No.194 (PCB 194: 2,3,4,5,2',3',4',5'-) CAS[35694-08-7]

Chemical characteristics

Log P 7.14. (ref. ID; 507)
Octanol-water partition coefficient log Kow 6.9. (ref. ID; 6961)

Test organisms

Green algae (formerly including protozoa): Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (ref. ID; 4955)
Oligochaeta: Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (ref. ID; 507, 6780)
Oligochaeta: Tubifex tubifex (ref. ID; 507, 6780)
Oligochaeta: community (ref. ID; 6961)

[Decachlorobiphenyl] IUPAC No.209

Test organisms

Green algae (formerly including protozoa): Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (ref. ID; 4955)