The haloalkanes (also known as halogenoalkanes or alkyl halides) are a group of chemical compounds derived from alkanes containing one or more halogens. They are a subset of the general class of halocarbons, although the distinction is not often made. Haloalkanes are widely used commercially and, consequently, are known under many chemical and com...
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Organic chemical compound consisting of an alkane in which one or more hydrogen atoms have been substituted by a halogen element. Haloalkanes, also known as alkyl halides, are used as solvents and in organic synthesis. Examples include iodomethane (methyl iodide, CH3I), dibrom...
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