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Alcohols, Phenols, and their Derivatives

Phenols Rule C-203

203.1 - Hydroxy derivatives of ring assemblies are named (a) by adding the suffix "-ol" to the name of the corresponding hydrocarbon or (b) as substituted derivatives of the component present that contains the largest number of hydroxyl groups.

Examples to Rule C-203

(see exception to Rule C-74.1)

See Recommendations'93 R-5.5.1

Heterocyclic Compounds Rule C-204
Radicals Rule C-205
Salts Rule C-206
Ethers Rule C-211, Rule C-212, Rule C-213, Rule C-214 , Rule C-215, Rule C-216
Peroxides Rule C-218

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