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A chlorophenol is any organochloride of phenol that contains one or more covalently bonded chlorine atoms. Chlorophenols are produced by electrophilic halogenation of phenol with chlorine. Most chlorophenols have a number of different isomers. Monochlorophenols have three isomers because there is only chlorine atom which can occupy one of three ring positions on the phenol molecule; 2-Chlorophenol, for example, is the isomer that has a chlorine atom in the ortho position. Hexachlorophenol, by contrast, has only one isomer because all five available ring positions on the phenol are fully chlorinated.
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