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Halogenated hydroxyfuranone

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A class of organic compounds, hydroxyfuranones, where one or more hydrogen atoms attached to carbon atoms have been replaced by halogens (chlorine, bromine, fluorine, and/or iodine). Examples include brominated hydroxyfuranone, chlorinated hydroxyfuranone and MX (3-Chloro-4-(dichloromethyl)-5-hydroxy-2(5H)-furanone)which are water disinfectant by-product.

Source: GreenFacts

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