Nomenclature of aryl halides

Written by J.A Dobado | Last Updated on April 22, 2024

One or more halogen atoms are attached to an aromatic ring (recommendation C-102.1).

The lowest ranking locators are chosen first and then sorted by substituent priority.

E.g. it’s incorrect to name the third compound in the figure as 2-bromo-3-chloro-1-fluorobenzene.

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