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Acid chloride (AS/A2 generic)
Acyl chloride (AS/A2 generic)
  Belongs to a sub-set of generics specific to the British A-Level exam system.

Acid chlorides are attacked by nucleophiles (water, hydroxide, alcohols, ammonia, amines, etc.) to give RCO-Nu plus ClÐ. Acid chloride are highly reactive chemical reagents, and they tend to fume in air.
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Acid chloride (AS/A2 generic)
is defined with respect to the entities below:
The entities below are defined with respect to:
Acid chloride (AS/A2 generic)
Carbonyl function (AS/A2 generic)

Acetyl chloride

Benzoyl chloride

Formyl chloride

Propanoyl chloride

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