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Haloketones

Similar term(s): halogenated ketones.

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A class of organic compounds. Ketones are carbon chain compounds whose molecules contain the C=O (carbonyl) functional group between two other carbon atoms. In haloketones, one or more hydrogen atoms have been substituted by halogens (chlorine, bromine, fluorine, and/or iodine). Examples of haloketones are 1,1-dichloropropanone 1,1,1-trichloropropanone.

Source: GreenFacts

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