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Specific Classes of Compounds

R-5.3.2 Nitro and nitroso compounds

Compounds containing a group or a group are named only be means of the prefixes "nitro-" or "nitroso-", respectively.

Examples to R-5.3.2

Compounds containing the group may be named as derivatives of the functional parent compound azinic acid or by using the prefix hydroxynitroryl (see Table 7).

Examples to R-5.3.2

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R-5.3.3 Azo, azoxy, diazo, and related compounds
R-5.3.4 Azides
R-5.3.5 Isodiazenes

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