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Amines

Secondary and Tertiary Amines Rule C-814

814.1 - Symmetrical secondary and tertiary amines are named by adding to the name of the radical a prefix "di-" or "tri-", respectively, and the suffix "-amine".

Examples to Rule C-814.1

814.2 - In names of symmetrically substituted derivatives of symmetrical secondary and tertiary amines the locants of the substituents are distinguished by primes, or the names of the complete substituted radicals are enclosed in parentheses.

Example to Rule C-814.2

814.3 - Unsymmetrically substituted derivatives of symmetrical secondary and tertiary amines are named (a) in the same way as symmetrically substituted derivatives, the locants being distinguished by primes, or (b) in the same way as unsymmetrical secondary and tertiary amines (see Rule C-814.4).

Examples to Rule C-814.3

814.4 - Unsymmetrical secondary and tertiary amines, , , and , if not too complex, are named as N-substitution products of a primary amine. The most senior of the radicals R is chosen for the parent primary amine. (cf. Rules C-13.1 and C-14.1)

Examples to Rule C-814.4

814.5 - More complex secondary and tertiary amines in which the amino group is attached directly to a cyclic structure are named (a) by the method of Rule C-814.4 or (b) as substituted derivatives of the cyclic parent compound.

Examples to Rule C-814.5

814.6 - Complex linear polyamines are best designated by replacement nomenclature (see Subsection C-0.6).

Example to Rule C-814.6

See Recommendations'93 R-5.4

Next:
Amines C-815, C-816
Amides and Imides C-821, C-822, C-823,C-824, C-825, C-826, C-827
Nitriles, Isocyanides, and Their Derivatives C-831, C-832, C-833,C-834
Hydroxylamines and Related Compounds C-841, C-842, C-843
Nitroso and Nitro Compounds C-851, C-852
Amine Radical Ions C-861

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