International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

Division VIII Chemical Nomenclature and Structure Representation

Books

Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry: IUPAC Recommendations 2005, 2005, Royal Society of Chemistry. Edited by N G Connelly and T Damhus (with R M Hartshorn and A T Hutton) [ISBN 0-85404-438-8]. Also available PDF format (4.13 MBt). For corrections click here.

C. Balarew (editor), with P. Bonchev, P. Peshev, V. Dimitrov, B. Alexiev, D. Todorovski, N. Trendafilova, I. Dukov (translation), Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry, Recommendations of IUPAC 2005 Academic Publishing House "Professor Marin Drinov", 2009, 412 p.[ISBN 978-954-322-330-5] (in Bulgarian) for title page click here.

P. Fodor-Csányi, Gy. Horányi, T. Kiss and L. Simándi, Szervetlen kémiai nevezéktan, a IUPAC 2005, évi szabályai, Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, 2008, 407 pp [ISBN 978-963-05-8559-0] (in Hungarian).

H. Ogino, T. Iwamoto, M. Okazaki, T. Saito, and M. Nakahara (translation), Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry, Recommendations of IUPAC 2005 Tokyo Kagaku Dozin Co., Ltd. 2010 [ISBN 978-4-8079-0727-4] (in Japanese) for cover click here.

Translation in progress in Czech and Polish.

R.B. Faria, O.A. Serra (Brazil), J. Cardoso (Cape Verde), J.A.L. Costa, M.H. Garcia, R.T. Henriques, B.J. Herold, M.C.F. Magalhães, J. Marçaio, O. Pellegrino (Portugal), Nomenclatura de Química Inorgânica, recomendações da IUPAC de 2005 Ist-Press, Tecnico Ulisboa, 2017 (ISBN 978-989-8481-59-7) (in Portuguese) for cover click here

Andrej Šmalc (translator), Nomenklatura anorganske kemije, Slovenian Chemical Society, Ljubljana, 2008 (ISBN: 9789619073186 9619073185) (in Slovenian) for cover click here

MA Ciriano and PR Polo Nomencatura de Química Inorgánica, recommendaciones de la IUPAC de 2005 Prensas Universitarias de Zaragoza, 2007 [ISBN 978-84-7733-905-2] (in Spanish)

Compendium of Polymer Terminology and Nomenclature, IUPAC recommendations 2008 RSC Publishing, 2009 [ISBN 978-0-85404-491-7] (prepared by Division IV)

Principles of Chemical Nomenclature; A Guide to IUPAC Recommendations, 2011 edition, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2011, edited by G J Leigh [ISBN 978-1-84973-007-5]. PDF (1.5 MB)

Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations and Preferred IUPAC Names 2013), Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014, Edited by H A Favre and W H Powell. [ISBN 978-0-85404-182-4] contents list and errata and web version incorporating all changes and corrections.

Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry,IUPAC Recomendations and Preferred Names 2013, Edited by H A Favre and W H Powell, Translated by the Nomenclature Committee of the Chemical Society of Japan, Tokyo Kagaku Dojin, 2017, ISBN is 978-4-8079-0907-0 (in Japanese) for title page click here

Nomenklatura Związków Organicznych Rekomendacje IUPAC i Nazwy Preferowane 2013 edited by O. Achmatowicz and B. Szechner (in Polish) Available as a PDF (44.6 MBt)

Specific Recommendations.

Numbering of Fullerenes (IUPAC Recommendations 2005), Pure Appl. Chem., 2005, 77, 843-923. Also available in PDF format.

Graphic Representation of Stereochemical Configuration (IUPAC Recommendations 2006), Pure Appl. Chem., 2006, 78, 1897-1970. Also available in PDF format.

M Tišler Grafična predstavitev stereokemične konfiguracije (Priporočila IUPAC 2006) Univerza v Ljubljani, Fakulteta za kemijo in kemijsko tehnologijo, Ljubljana, 2008, 89 pages [ISBN 978-961-6286-99-2]. (in Slovenian)
Representation of configuration in coordination polyhedra and the extension of current methodology to coordination numbers greater than six (IUPAC Technical Report), Pure Appl. Chem., 2007, 79, 1779-1799. Also available in PDF format.

Structure-based nomenclature for cyclic organic macromolecules (IUPAC Recommendations 2008), Pure Appl. Chem., 2008, 80, 201-232. Also available in PDF format.

Graphical representation standards for chemical structure diagrams (IUPAC Recommendations 2008), Pure Appl. Chem., 2008, 80, 277-410. Also available in PDF format.

Nomenclature for rotaxanes and pseudorotaxanes (IUPAC Recommendations 2008), Pure Appl. Chem., 2008, 80, 2041-2068. Also available in PDF format.

Angew. Chem., 2009, 121, 4719-4738 (in German)
Terminology and nomenclature for macromolecular rotaxanes and pseudorotaxanes (IUPAC Recommendations 2012), Pure Appl. Chem., 2012, 84, 2135-2165. Also available in PDF format. [Joint with Division IV]

A brief guide to Polymer Nomenclature, Pure Appl. Chem., 2012, 84, 2167-2169; Chem. Int., 2012, 34(6), attached to back cover; Colloid Polym. Sci., 2013, 291, 457-458; Eur. Polym. J., 2013 49, 10-11; Polymer, 2013, 54, 3-4; Polym. Adv. Technol., 2013, 24, i-ii; Polym. Degrad. Stab, 2013, 98, 1-2; Polym. Int., 2013, 62, I-II; Polym. Test., 2013, 32, iv-v; Prog. Polym. Sci., 2013, 38, iii-iv; React. Funct. Polym., 2013, 73, iv-v; Synth. Met., 2013, 1633, vi-vii. Also available in PDF format. [Joint with Division IV]

A PDF of the document in Basque version
A PDF of the document in Catalan version
Kem. Ind. 2016, 65, 153-160 (in Croatian))
A PDF of the Galician version
ChemZi, 2020, 16, 32-33 (in Slovak)
A PDF of the Spanish version
Brief guide to the Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry Pure Appl. Chem., 2015, 87, 1039-1049. A PDF of the printed version is available. The latest version 1.3 is available as an A4 two sides version. .

A PDF of the document in Basque version
A PDF of the document in Catalan version
Chem.Listy 2021, 115, 673-678. (in Czech)
A PDF of the Danish version
A PDF of the Dutch version
The French version was published in Actual. Chim., 2019, 437, 12-17.
A PDF of the Galician version
A PDF of the Slovak version
A PDF of the Spanish version.
The Spanish version was also published in Annales to Química, 2015, 111(4), after p. 268.
German, Portugese and Thai translations are in preparation.
Catherine E. Housecroft and Alan G. Sharpe, Inorganic Chemistry, 5th edition, 2018, 1248-1251.
Nomenclature for flavonoids (IUPAC Recommendations 2017), Pure Appl. Chem., 2018, 90, 1429-1486. Also available in PDF format.

Nomenclature for boranes and related species (IUPAC Recommendations 2019) Pure Appl. Chem. 2020, 92, 355-381. Also available in PDF format

Brief guide to the nomenclature of organic chemistry (IUPAC Technical Report) Pure Appl. Chem. 2020; 92, 527-539. Also available in PDF format

A PDF of the document in Basque
A PDF of the document in Catalan
A PDF of the document in Galician
ChemZi, 2020, 16, 28-31 (in Slovenian)
A PDF of the document in Spanish
A concise guide to polymer nomenclature for authors of papers and reports in polymer science and technology (IUPAC Technical Report) Pure Appl. Chem. 2020, 92, 797-813. Also available in PDF format

End-of-line hyphenation of chemical names (IUPAC Recommendations 2020) Pure Appl. Chem. 2021, 93, 47-68. Also available in PDF format

Terminology and the naming of conjugates based on polymers or other substrates (IUPAC Recommendations 2021), Pure Appl. Chem., 2022, 94, 559-571. Also available in PDF format

A brief guide to polymerization terminology (IUPAC technical report), Pure Appl. Chem., 2022, 94,1079-1084. Also available in PDF format

A PDF of the document in Spanish
Specification of International Chemical Identifier (InChI) QR codes for linking labels on containers of chemical samples to digital resources (IUPAC Recommendations 2021), Pure Appl. Chem. 2022, 94, 11951206. Also available in PDF format


Last updated 24 December 2022

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