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Benzene is chlorinated to chlorobenzene (plus some o and p dichlorobenzene byproducts) with chlorine and a Lewis acid catalyst. In the lab it is usual to use aluminium chloride, in industry iron(III) chloride is used.A modification is oxychlorination (HCl + O2) at 240°C over a Cu(II)/Fe(III) chloride catalyst system.
Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3rd. Ed. K. Weissermel, H.-J. Arpe, VCH (1997)
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