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Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives

Salts and Esters Rule C-462

462.1 - Acid salts of carboxylic acids, etc., are named in the same way as neutral salts; the word "hydrogen" (or "dihydrogen", etc., as appropriate) is inserted between the name of the cation and (i) the name of the anion or (ii) the word "salt". When different acidic residues are present in one structure, the prefix "carboxylato-", etc., may be used to denote the ionic group (see Rule C-86.1 and C-461.1).

Examples to Rule C-462.1

See Recommendations'93 R-5.7.1

Salts and Esters Rule C-463, Rule C-464
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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