Organohalogen Compounds in the Environment

Organohalogen: Contain at least one halogen atom joined to carbon chain. Used in pesticides, polymers and refrigerators. • Ozone Layer: Ozone layer in the outer edge of the stratosphere. Only a fraction of gases making up ozone layer is ozone. Ozone absorbs the...

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Chemistry of Haloalkanes

Naming Haloalkanes: If two+ halogen present, listed in alphabetical order. Like alcohols, haloalkanes classed as primary, secondary and tertiary. • Nucleophiles: An atom or group of atoms that is attracted to an electron- deficient carbon atom, where it donates a pair...

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