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Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives
Peroxy Acids Rule C-441 441.1 - Acids containing the group -C(=O)-OOH are called peroxy acids. In individual names the prefix "peroxy-" is used before
the trivial or -oic acid name of the acid or before carboxylic (as the case may be). For diacids, "monoperoxy-'' or "diperoxy-'' is used as appropriate. Names of derivatives are formed in the usual
way but with O- or OO-prefixes where necessary.
Exceptions: The following well-established names are retained:
Examples to Rule C-441.1
See Recommendations'93 R-5.7.1
Imidic, Hydrazonic, and Hydroxamic Acids Rule C-451
Salts and Esters Rule C-461, Rule C-462, Rule C-463,
Lactones, Lactides, Lactams, and Lactims Rule C-471, Rule C-472, Rule C-473,
Rule C-474, Rule C-475
Acyl Halides Rule C-481
Acid Anhydrides Rule C-491
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