Under what conditions can methane be chlorinated?

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Hallie Morar asked a question: Under what conditions can methane be chlorinated?
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Date created: Wed, May 5, 2021 4:16 AM
Date updated: Wed, Jun 22, 2022 5:54 PM

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When a mixture of methane and chlorine is exposed to ultraviolet light - typically sunlight - a substitution reaction occurs and the organic product is chloromethane. However, the reaction doesn't stop there, and all the hydrogens in the methane can in turn be replaced by chlorine atoms.

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