TABLE XIV Cyanide and Related Groups in Order of Decreasing Priority for Citation as Functional Class Name

Group X in RX Functional class ending
and generic name of class
-CN cyanide cyano-
-NC isocyanide isocyano-
-OCN cyanate cyanato-
-NCO isocyanate isocyanato-
-ONC fulminate -
-SCN thiocyanate thiocyanato-
-NCS isothiocyanate isothiocyanato-
-SeCN selenocyanate selenocyanato-
-NCSe isoselenocyanate isoselenocyanato-

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