Chapter10 - What Is an Alkyl Halide 10 Alkyl Halides Based...

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1 10. Alkyl Halides Based on McMurry’s Organic Chemistry , 6 th edition 2 What Is an Alkyl Halide? An organic compound containing at least one carbon- halogen bond (C-X) X (F, Cl, Br, I) replaces H Can contain many C-X bonds Properties and some uses Fire-resistant solvents Refrigerants Pharmaceuticals and precursors 3 10.1 Naming Alkyl Halides Name is based on longest carbon chain (Contains double or triple bond if present) Number from end nearest any substituent (alkyl or halogen) 4 Naming with Multiple Halides If more than one of the same kind of halogen is present, use prefix di, tri, tetra If there are several different halogens, number them and list them in alphabetical order
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