Intermediate Tree Nodes
Azepanes Benzene and substituted derivatives Secondary carboxylic acid amides Carboxylic acid esters Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Azacyclic compounds Organonitrogen compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aromatic heteromonocyclic compounds
Caprolactam - Azepane - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Benzenoid - Carboxamide group - Secondary carboxylic acid amide - Carboxylic acid ester - Azacycle - Carboxylic acid derivative - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organic nitrogen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Carbonyl group - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Aromatic heteromonocyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as caprolactams. These are cyclic amides of caproic acid. Caproic acid is the carboxylic acid derived from hexane with the general formula C5H11COOH.