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Amides and Imides

Imides Rule C-827

827.1 - Imides of dicarboxylic acids are named by replacing the ending "-carboxylic acid" by "-carboximide", or, for trivial names, "-ic acid" by "-imide". Such compounds bearing a substituent on the nitrogen atom are named as N-substituted imides.

Examples to Rule C-827.1

827.2 - Names of radicals derived from imides by removal of the hydrogen atom attached to the imide-nitrogen atom are formed from the names of the corresponding imides by changing the ending "-imide" to "-imido-".

Examples to Rule C-827.2

827.3 - When the nomenclature of Rules C-827.1 and C-827.2 is inconvenient, imides may be named as heterocyclic compounds.

Examples to Rule C-827.3

See Recommendations'93 R-5.7.8

Nitriles, Isocyanides, and Their Derivatives C-831, C-832, C-833, C-834
Hydroxylamines and Related Compounds C-841, C-842, C-843
Nitroso and Nitro Compounds C-851, C-852
Amine Radical Ions C-861

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