Organic oxygen compounds
Alcohols and polyols
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic homomonocyclic compounds
Tertiary alcohol - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Enol - Carboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Carbonyl group - Aliphatic homomonocyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as tertiary alcohols. These are compounds in which a hydroxy group, -OH, is attached to a saturated carbon atom R3COH (R not H ).