The saturated hydrides of tervalent arsenic, having the general formula
. Individual members having an unbranched arsenic chain are named arsane, diarsane,
triarsane, etc. The name of a saturated hydride
of arsenic where one or more arsenic atoms have bonding number
5 is formed by prefixing locants and
symbols to the name of the corresponding arsane, e.g.
Hydrocarbyl derivatives of
belong to the class arsines
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307
(Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on
structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995))
on page 1319
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