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  • Xanthate salts can be produced by the reaction of an alcohol with sodium or potassium hydroxide and carbon disulfide. Xanthates are used as flotation agents in mineral processing. — “Xanthate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • could be taken as referring (only) to the phrase "xanthic acid", rather than to the word "xanthate". Aside from this, it would be good if the article could mention what nomenclature IUPAC do recommend. — DIV ( (talk) 05:43, 15 September 2009 (UTC). — “Talk:Xanthate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • The reaction mechanism consists of a catalytic radical initiation step and a propagation step.[3] The alcohol (1) is first converted into a xanthate (2). The other reactant tributyltin hydride 3 is decomposed by AIBN 8 into a tributyltin radical. — “Barton–McCombie deoxygenation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,

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