Monosubstitution products of hydrogen peroxide (dioxidane), HOOH
, having the skeleton ROOH
, in which R
is any organyl group. Compounds in which R
is acyl are known as peroxy acids.
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. 'Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)' on page 1342 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199567081307)