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The replacement of a hydrogen atom by a chlorine atom. The chlorination of alkanes is an important reaction in organic chemistry which is a typical radical substitution process occurring by a radical chain reaction.

The treatment of water supplies with a chlorine-containing compound, such as sodium chlorate(I), in order to disinfect the water.



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