PubChem Notes:

Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin A chemical by-product that results from burning or incinerating chlorinated industrial chemicals and other hydrocarbons. This compound is considered an environmental toxin, and may pose reproductive, as well as, other health risks for animals and humans.

Dioxin - definition from Biology-Online.org

[Any in a family of over 200 chlorinated organic chemicals (allheterocyclic hydrocarbons). The term is most commonly applied to a particular chemical, 2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzo-paradioxin (2, 3, 7, 8-TCDD, simply called TCDD), which is an impurity in the defoliant AgentOrange and in the pesticide 2, 4, 5-T(see auxin). dioxins are also producedwhenchlorinated materials such as plastics are burned. dioxins are knownto cause skin diseases (chloracne), birth defects, miscarriages, and cancer.

Molecular Formula: C12H4Cl4O2

InChI: InChI=1/C12H4Cl4O2/c13-5-1-9-10(2-6(5)14)18-12-4-8(16)7(15)3-11(12)17-9/h1-4H

SMILES: Clc1cc2Oc3cc(Cl)c(Cl)cc3Oc2cc1Cl

CAS number 1746-01-6

    Dibenzo-p-dioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachloro-

    PubChem CID 15625
    Beilstein =271116
    CAS 1746-01-6 (from NIST)
    ChEBI 28119
    Gmelin 366537
    Kegg C07557
    PubChem ID 10477472
    PubChem ID 9760