Intermediate Tree Nodes
Tetrahydrofurans Tertiary alcohols Carboxylic acid esters Oxacyclic compounds Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Organofluorides Organochlorides Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Alkyl fluorides Alkyl chlorides
Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compounds
Gamma butyrolactone - Tetrahydrofuran - Tertiary alcohol - Carboxylic acid ester - Carboxylic acid derivative - Oxacycle - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Alcohol - Organofluoride - Organochloride - Organohalogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Alkyl halide - Alkyl fluoride - Alkyl chloride - Aliphatic heteromonocyclic 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.