Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Fatty alcohol - Fatty acid ester - Secondary alcohol - Carboxylic acid ester - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Alcohol - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty alcohols. These are aliphatic alcohols consisting of a chain of a least six carbon atoms.