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Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives

Lactones Lactides, Lactams, and Lactims Rule C-473

(Alternative to C-472)

473.1 - Names based on the rules of Section B for heterocycles may be used for all lactones, and also trivial names which are considered to pertain to the heterocyclic series.

Examples to Rule C-473.1

(see Note at Rule C-314.1)

See Recommendations'93 R-5.7.5

Lactones, Lactides, Lactams, and Lactims Rule C-474, Rule C-475
Acyl Halides Rule C-481
Acid Anhydrides Rule C-491

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