haloalkane

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Noun1.haloalkane - organic compound in which halogen atoms have been substituted for hydrogen atoms in an alkane
haloform - compounds with the formula CHX3, where X is a halogen atom
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
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Susan Solomon, who first demonstrated the link between chlorinated fluorocarbons (CFCs) and ozone holes.
They have joined other Class I ODS chlorinated fluorocarbons (CFC-113, HCFC-141b) in being phased out of production for emissive applications as of December 31, 1995.
For example, the 1990 ban on the use of chlorinated fluorocarbons (CFCs) spurred both the semiconductor and circuit board industries to implement pollution prevention and source reduction measures.