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Addition of HCl once to alkynes to give alkenyl chlorides

Description: Addition of one equivalent of hydrogen chloride (HCl) to alkynes results in vinyl chlorides (aka alkenyl chlorides) Content available for Reactionguide members only. Not a member? Get access for about 30 cents / day!

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  1. What are the conditions for this reaction to occur? Is just stoichiometry 1:1 enough to avoid the double-substituted compound?

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