Interaction | Reaction | Process Data Page
Hydrogen chloride adds to alkenes to give the corresponding alkyl chloride. Markovnikov regioselectivity is observed: the proton adds to the carbon possessing the greatest number of hydrogens (giving the more alkyl substituted and so more stabilised carbenium ion intermediate).
Generic Organic reaction
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|Alkene, monosubstituted (generic)||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Hydrogen chloride||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|2° Alkyl chloride (generic)||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
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