is only free radical chlorination and bromination possible  that is isnt free radical iodisation possible and viable??
 

Asked by Viswanath | 15th Apr, 2015, 08:10: PM

Expert Answer:

The activation energy is even lower in the chain initiation of alkane iodination.

The complete chain propagation and the first reaction is very endothermic.

So the radical iodination of alkanes does not take place.

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 16th Apr, 2015, 11:17: AM