Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Halogenated fatty acids
Branched fatty acids Unsaturated fatty acids Alpha-halocarboxylic acids Vinyl chlorides Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Chloroalkenes Carboxylic acids Organochlorides Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Alkyl chlorides
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Branched fatty acid - Halogenated fatty acid - Unsaturated fatty acid - Alpha-halocarboxylic acid - Alpha-halocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Chloroalkene - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Haloalkene - Vinyl chloride - Vinyl halide - Alkyl halide - Alkyl chloride - Organic oxygen compound - Organohalogen compound - Organochloride - Organooxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Carbonyl group - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as halogenated fatty acids. These are fatty acids with a chain that carries a halogen atom (Cl,F,I,Br).