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Why alkyl bromides and iodides give color when exposed to light??

Why alkyl bromides and iodides give color when exposed to light??

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askIITianexpert IITDelhi
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12 years ago

When exposed to light alkyl bromides & iodides undergo homolytic fission to give free bromine & iodine radicals which in turn give bromine & iodine for( however small quantity or slowly).Because both of them is coloured , color is seen.

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