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At elevated temperature ethane undergoes a radical substitution with chlorine to give ethyl chloride and hydrogen chloride. The hydrogen chloride generated adds to ethylene to give a second mole of ethyl chloride.At 400°C the equilibrium position of the addition of chlorine ethylene (to give 1,2-dichloroethane) lies to the left.
Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3rd. Ed. K. Weissermel, H.-J. Arpe, VCH (1997)
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|Ethane||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Ethylene||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Chlorine||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Chloroethane||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
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