Halogens - Benefits and risks

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Halogens - Benefits and Risks


Benefits - Used to make plastics e.g. PTFE, Added to toothpaste to strengthen enamel, Used to make HCFCs.

Risks - Highly reactive, handling kept to a minimum


Benefits - Important intermediate in the manufacture of HCL and chlorinated solvents, Used in the plastic…


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