Aldehydes, Ketones, and their Derivatives

Acyclic Aldehydes Rule C-302

302.1 - The name of an unbranched acyclic mono- or di-aldehyde is formed by adding the suffix "-al" (for a monoaldehyde), with elision of a terminal "e" (if present), or "-dial" (for a dialdehyde) to the name of the hydrocarbon containing the same number of carbon)on atoms.

Examples to Rule C-302.1

See Recommendations'93 R-5.6.1

Aldehydes Rule C-303, Rule C-304, Rule C-305
Ketones Rule C-311, Rule C-312, Rule C-313, Rule C-314 , Rule C-315, Rule C-316, Rule C-317, Rule C-318
Ketenes Rule C-321
Acetals and Acylals Rule C-331, Rule C-332, Rule C-333


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