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Hydrazines and Their Derivatives

Rule C-923

923.1 - Compounds X=N-N=X are named by one of the following methods: (a) by adding the word "azine" after the name of the corresponding aldehyde or ketone when no other group is present having priority for citation as principal group; or (b) by use of the prefix "azino-" for the radical =N-N= and the nomenclature for assemblies of identical units (see Subsection C-0.7) when the group X contains a substituent having priority for citation as principal group.

Examples to Rule C-923.1

923.2 - Compounds X=N-N=Y (where X is different from Y) are named as hydrazones NH2NY substituted by an alkylidene, cycloalkylidene, or bivalent heterocyclic radical X=. The group Y is that one of the pair X, Y that carries the substituent with priority for citation as suffix, or, if that is not decisive, is the senior.

Example to Rule C-923.2

See Recommendations'93 R-5.6.6, R-5.7.8.4

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Diazonium and Ralated Groups C-931
Groups Containing Three or More Contiguous Nitrogen Atoms C-941, C-942
Compounds Containing a N=C-N or N=C=N Group C-951, C-952, C-953, C-954, C-955, C-956
Compounds Containing a N-C(-N)=N Group C-961, C-962
Compounds Containing a N-CO-N or Related Group C-971, C-972, C-973, C-974, C-975
Compounds Containing a N-CO-N-N or More Complex Group C-981, C-982, C-983, C-984, C-985

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