Organic oxygen compounds
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Ketones - Alpha-haloketones
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Alpha-chloroketone - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organochloride - Organohalogen compound - Alkyl halide - Alkyl chloride - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as alpha-chloroketones. These are organic compounds contaning a chlorine atom attached to the alpha carbon atom relative to C=O group.