Relative selectivities in bromination reactions - A note of warning

D. S. Ashton, J. M. Tedder, J. C. Walton*

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Hydrogen bromide is shown to have a pronounced effect on atomic brominations in the gas phase; this is due to two effects, (i) a possible reversible reaction of alkyl radicals with hydrogen bromide, and (ii) the direct reaction between hydrogen bromide and alkyl bromides leading to olefins.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1487-1489
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society D: Chemical Communications
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1971


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