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Molecular structure of chlorine nitrate

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In the presence of another molecule to serve as a catalyst (not shown), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and chlorine monoxide (ClO), a byproduct of the breakup of ozone molecules by CFCs, react to form chlorine nitrate (ClONO2).

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