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Hydrogen chloride (and hydrogen fluoride, hydrogen bromide and hydrogen iodide) add to vinyl chlorides (vinyl fluorides, vinyl bromides, vinyl iodides) to give gem-dichloroalkanes (gem-difluoro, gem-dibromo, gem-diiodo). Addition is according to Markovnikov`s rule.

Chapter 15: Addition to carbon-carbon multiple bonds. J.March, Advanced Organic Chemistry, J. Wiley & Sons, Third Edition, 1985

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Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
Addition: Electrophilic Protonation
Functional Group Interconvertion
Type 16 Lewis Acid/Base Complexation Chemistry

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