Additive Nomenclature

Rule C-33

33.1 - In additive nomenclature, except for hydro prefixes, the name of the added atoms is placed, in its ion form, after the name of the parent compound. This method of nomenclature is in general discouraged, although it is useful in a few specialized cases, particularly when the stereochemistry of addition is unknown or when the systematic name of the adduct might obscure the relation to the parent compound; examples are:

See Recommendations'93 R-1.2.3

Additive Nomenclature
Rule C-34


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