Halogenated Hydrocarbon Definition

This is the chemical structure of chloromethane, or methylchloride.
This is the chemical structure of the halogenated hydrocarbon chloromethane. Yikrazuul/PD

Definition: A halogenated hydrocarbon is a hydrocarbon that contains one or more halogen atoms.

Also Known As: halocarbon

Examples: Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are halogenated hydrocarbons.