Organic oxygen compounds
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Alpha,beta-unsaturated carbonyl compounds - Alpha,beta-unsaturated aldehydes
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Alkyl nitrate - Organic nitrate - Enal - Organic nitro compound - Organic nitric acid or derivatives - Organic 1,3-dipolar compound - Allyl-type 1,3-dipolar organic compound - Organic nitrogen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic salt - Aldehyde - Organic cation - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as enals. These are an alpha,beta-unsaturated aldehyde of general formula RC=C-CH=O in which the aldehydic C=O function is conjugated to a C=C triple bond at the alpha,beta position.