Organic acids and derivatives
Carboxylic acids and derivatives
Alpha-halocarboxylic acids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Carboxylic acid salts Organic metal halides Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organofluorides Organic potassium salts Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Alkyl fluorides Organic cations
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Alpha-halocarboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid salt - Organic metal halide - Carboxylic acid - Organic alkali metal salt - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Alkyl fluoride - Alkyl halide - Organic salt - Organooxygen compound - Organofluoride - Organohalogen compound - Organic potassium salt - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Organic cation - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as alpha-halocarboxylic acids. These are carboxylic acids containing a halogen atom bonded to the alpha carbon atom.