Substitutive Nomenclature

Guide to Construction of the Name Rule C-12.9

12.91 - The various components having been selected, named, and numbered, any necessary additive and subtractive modifications are made (see Subsections C-0.3 and C-0.4), and the complete name is assembled, prefixes being arranged in order as laid down in Subsection C-0.16 for order of prefixes.

Example to Rule C-12.91

Principal group: Carboxylic acid
Parent: Cyclohexane
Prefixes, main substituents: 4,5-Dichloro, 2-Hexyl
subtractive modification: Hexyl to 3-Hexenyl
subsidiary substituents: 4-Chloro, 5-Oxo
Assembly of name:
1-cyclohexanecarboxylic acid


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