Organic acids and derivatives
Carboxylic acids and derivatives
Carboxylic acid derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Carboxylic acid esters
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Methyl ester - Alpha-halocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Alpha-halocarboxylic acid derivative - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Acyl iodide - Acyl halide - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Organoiodide - Organohalogen compound - Carbonyl group - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as methyl esters. These are organic compounds containing a carboxyl group that is esterified with a methyl group. They have the general structure RC(=O)OR', where R=H or organyl group and R'=methyl group.