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Chlorofluorocarbon

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  • A chlorofluorocarbon or CFC (commercial name: freon) is the alkyl halide obtained when some or all hydrogen atoms in an alkane molecule are replaced with chlorine and fluorine atoms.

    eg:

    see also perhaloalkane