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Halides

 

What are halides?

An organic compound containing one or more halogen atoms.

Nomenclature-Name the halogen like you would any other substituent group.

Chlorine-->Chloro

Bromine-->Bromo

Iodine-->Iodo

Fluorine-->Fluoro

 

Examples- to see the names highlight name to left of structure

Name Structure
Dichlorodifluoromethane
trichloromethane
2,2-dichloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane
Fluoromethane
Difluoromethane
Tetrachloromethane
Trichloromethane
Chlorodifluoromethane
Trichlorofluoromethane
Dichloromethane

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