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Why HVZ reaction is not applicable to iodine & fluorine?

Why HVZ reaction is not applicable to iodine & fluorine?

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vikash kumar
21 Points
11 years ago
Iodine is large, therefore, it can't undergo substitution in the presence of COOH group. Fluorine is reactive enough to replace multiple hydrogen, thus doesn't undergo HVZ reaction.

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