cyanides

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Salts and C-organyl derivatives of hydrogen cyanide, HC≡N, e.g. CH3C≡N methyl cyanide (acetonitrile), NaCN sodium cyanide, PhC(=O)CN benzoyl cyanide.
See also:
isocyanides
,
nitriles
,
carbonitriles
Source:
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1329 [Terms] [Paper]