The -O-NO2 radical.
[contraction of nitryloxy]
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The nitroxy radical of the HAS can abstract the hydrogen from a phenol resulting in "useless" consumption of the phenolic AO [88, 90].
Exploration of N[O.sub.3] radical--alkene reactions has revealed that many products are multifunctional nitroxy, carbonyl, hydroxyl, and hydroperoxyl compounds.
The stable free radical group is an epoxy with a nitroxyl ether group forming stable nitroxy free radicals after activation.