Nitroxide is the parent name used by Chemical Abstracts Service for H2N–O·
, e.g. (ClCH2)2N–O·
bis(chloromethyl) nitroxide. The IUPAC name is bis(chloromethyl)aminoxyl. Nitroxides should not be used as a class name for aminoxyl radicals.
See: aminoxyl radicals
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. 'Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)' on page 1352 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199567081307)