Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives - Gamma butyrolactone - Furan - Heteroaromatic compound - Oxolane - Carboxylic acid ester - Secondary alcohol - Carboxylic acid derivative - Oxacycle - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Alcohol - Carbonyl group - Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as gamma butyrolactones. These are compounds containing a gamma butyrolactone moiety, which consists of an aliphatic five-member ring with four carbon atoms, one oxygen atom, and bears a ketone group on the carbon adjacent to the oxygen atom.