Membership of the Working Party (1982-1997): A. T. Balaban (Romania), A. J. Boulton (UK), P. M. Giles, Jr. (USA), E. W. Godly (UK), H. Gutmann (Switzerland), A. K. Ikizler (Turkey), M. V. Kisakürek (Switzerland), S. P. Klesney (USA), N. Lozac'h (France), A. D. McNaught (UK), G. P. Moss (UK), J. Nyitrai (Hungary), W. H. Powell (USA), Ch. Schmitz (France), O. Weissbach (Federal Republic of Germany)
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FR-2. Ring Systems Used as Components (FR-2.1, FR-2.2, FR2.3 & FR-2.4)
FR-3. Construction of Fusion Names (FR-3.1 to FR-3.3, FR-3.4 to FR-3.6)
FR-4. Fusion Descriptors (FR-4.1 to FR-4.5, FR-4.6 to FR-4.9)
FR-5. Numbering (FR-5.1 & FR-5.2, FR-5.3 to FR-5.5)
FR-6. Multi-Parent Systems
FR-7. Three Components ortho- and peri-Fused Together
FR-8. Bridged Fused Ring Systems (FR-8.1 & FR-8.2, FR-8.3, FR-8.4 to FR-8.7)
FR-9. Indicated Hydrogen
Appendix 1. Hydrocarbon parent components in order of decreasing seniority
Appendix 2. Heterocyclic parent components in order of decreasing seniority
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