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Compounds having two β-haloalkyl groups bound to a sulfur atom, as in (XC2H2C2H2)2S, and their analogues, the nitrogen (and phosphorus) mustards, (XC2H2C2H2)2NR. Compounds having one β-haloalkyl group and one β-hydroxyalkyl group on S are termed hemi- or semi-mustards by some chemists.
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307 (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1350
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8.
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