Halohydrin

Jump to: navigation, search
File:Halohydrin.png
General structure of a halohydrin, where X = I, Br, F, or Cl
File:Chloroethanol.png
Structure of the halohydrin 2-chloroethanol

A halohydrin is a type of chemical compound or functional group in which one carbon atom has a substituent of the halogen group and an adjacent carbon atom has a hydroxyl substituent.

Halohydrin formation:

Halohydrin reactions:


Template:Organic-chemistry-stub

Linked-in.jpg