International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
Organic Chemistry Division
Commission on Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry


Recommendations 1983

Prepared for publication by W. H. Powell and published in Pure Appl. Chem., 1984, 56, 769-778.

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These Rules are as close as possible to the published version [see W. H. Powell Pure Appl. Chem., 1984, 56, 769-778. Copyright IUPAC; reproduced with the permission of IUPAC]. If you need to cite these rules please quote this reference as their source. A PDF of the printed version is available.

See also Chem. Listy, 1985, 79 1281-1286. (in Czech); F C Alderweireldt, H J T Bos, L Maat and D Tavernier, Regels voor de nomenclatuur van de organische chemie, sectie D, lambda-conventie, delta-conventie, Koninklijke Nederlandse Chemische Vereniging, Koninklijke Vlaamse Chemische Vereniging, 1990, ISBN 90-71446-04-2 (in Dutch) and Wiad. Chem., 1989, 43 93-102 (in Polish).

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References for this section
Lm-1.0. Terminology
Lm-1.1. Bonding Number
Lm-1.2. Standard Bonding Number
Lm-2.0. Designation of Nonstandard Bonding Numbers
Lm-3.0. Indicated Hydrogen
Lm-3.1. Maximum Number of Noncumulative Double Bonds
Lm-3.2. Indicated Hydrogen Symbolism
Lm-4.0. Derivatives of Parent hydrides
Lm-4.1. Saturation of Double Bonds
Lm-4.2. Multiple Bonds with a Saturated Parent Hydride
Lm-4.3. Derivatives
Lm-4.4. Prefixes

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