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    So how could i convert benzene to chloromethyl benzene? Am i missing something obvious :confused:
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    Freidel crafts alkylation using CH3Cl and benzene to make methylbenzene then a radical reaction (using light) with Cl2 to get the desired compound
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    (Original post by EierVonSatan)
    Freidel crafts alkylation using CH3Cl and benzene to make methylbenzene then a radical reaction (using light) with Cl2 to get the desired compound
    Perfect! I thought friedel-crafts might have played some role :p: +rep
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    (Original post by crazy_smurf)
    Perfect! I thought friedel-crafts might have played some role :p: +rep
    I thought friedel-crafts was only for creating ethanone, must be wrong
 
 
 
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