Give reason: Alkyl halides are generally not prepared by free radical halogenation of alkanes. - Chemistry

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Short Note

Give reason:

Alkyl halides are generally not prepared by free radical halogenation of alkanes.

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Solution

Free radical halogenation of alkanes leads to the formation of a mixture of mono and poly halogen compounds. Hence, free radical halogenation of alkanes is not suitable for the preparation of alkyl halides.

Concept: Methods of Preparation of Alkyl Halides
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Chapter 10: Halogen Derivatives - Exercises [Page 233]
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