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Chloromethyl radical can “radical couple” with methyl radical to give chloroethane.

This is a side reaction - and a termination step - in the chlorination of methane.

  +  
CH3
         
CH3CH2Cl
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Chloromethyl radical     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Methyl radical     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Chloroethane     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming

Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
British A-Level Chemistry: AS
Radical Coupling

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