Examples to R-4.2.2

Principal group: -one
Parent hydride: Heptane
Parent hydride + principal group: Heptan-2-one
Substituent: Hydroxy-
Compound name: 7-Hydroxyheptan-2-one

This HTML reproduction is as close as possible to the published version [see IUPAC, Commission on Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry. A Guide to IUPAC Nomenclature of Organic Compounds (Recommendations 1993), 1993, Blackwell Scientific publications, Copyright 1993 IUPAC]. If you need to cite these rules please quote this reference as their source.

Published with permission of the IUPAC by Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc.,, +1(416)368-3435 tel, +1(416)368-5596 fax. For comments or suggestions please contact