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Specific Classes of Compounds

R-5.2.2 Organometallic compounds in which the metal is bound only to carbon atoms of organic groups and hydrogen

These may be named by citing prefixes denoting the organic groups and the prefix "hydrido-" denoting hydrogen atoms, if any, in alphabetical order, followed by the name of the metal. The presence of any hydrogen atoms attached to the metal atom must always be so indicated. There is no space between the group names and that of the metal.

Note: For antimony, bismuth, germanium, tin, and lead, substitutive names based on the corresponding parent hydride, where appropriate, are preferred in these recommendations (see R-5.2.1).

Examples to R-5.2.2



R-5.2.3 Organometallic compounds with anionic ligands

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