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Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives

Salts and Esters Rule C-464

464.1 - Compounds , etc., are named as esters of the hypothetical ortho acids .

Example to Rule C-464.1

Trimethyl orthoacetate
Note: Tetramethyl orthocarbonate C(OCH3)4

See Recommendations'93 R-5.7.1

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Acyl Halides Rule C-481
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