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In organic chemistry electrophilic halogenation is a type of halogenation. This chemical reaction is typical of aromatic compounds. This type of halogenation is a very useful method for adding substituents to an aromatic system.
An example is the chlorination of benzene:
Overall: C6H6 + Cl2 → C6H5Cl + HCl
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