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Asked Jan 28, 2020
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Why was it important that the reaction mixture was not
being heated when the hydrogen peroxide and HBr were added?
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Step 1

The hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) react HBr to form bromine radical at normal temperature as shown below.

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Step 2

The so formed bromine radical is further used in next step of the hydrohalogenation reaction.

If mi...

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