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alkyl halides from aq.HBr/HI & alcohols
« on: June 09, 2002, 03:29:00 PM »
several alkyl halides were prepared directly from the alcohols
and hydrobromic/hydroiodic acid. a general recipe is given and
the particular peculiarities of each alkyl halide were regarded.

methanol + aq.HBr --> methyl bromide
methanol + aq.HI --> methyl iodide
ethanol + aq.HBr --> ethyl bromide
ethanol + aq.HI --> ethyl iodide
isopropanol + aq.HBr --> isopropyl bromide
isopropanol + aq.HI --> isopropyl iodide
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american chemical journal, 1907 38: 627-642
"on the base-forming property of carbon"
james f norris