amines substituted at N with a nitro group (a contracted form of N
-nitroamines); they are thus amides of nitric acid, and the class is composed of nitramide, O2NNH2
, and its derivatives formed by substitution.
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. 'Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)' on page 1350 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199567081307)