Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Halogenated fatty acids
Unsaturated fatty acids Dicarboxylic acids and derivatives Vinylogous halides Alpha-halocarboxylic acids Vinyl chlorides Chloroalkenes Carboxylic acids Organochlorides Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Alkyl chlorides
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Halogenated fatty acid - Unsaturated fatty acid - Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives - Alpha-halocarboxylic acid - Alpha-halocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Vinylogous halide - Carboxylic acid derivative - Chloroalkene - Haloalkene - Vinyl halide - Vinyl chloride - Carboxylic acid - Alkyl chloride - Organohalogen compound - Organochloride - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Carbonyl group - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Alkyl halide - 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).