Quinolines and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
8-hydroxyquinoline - 1-hydroxy-4-unsubstituted benzenoid - Phenol - Benzenoid - Pyridine - Heteroaromatic compound - Azacycle - Organic nitrogen compound - Organic oxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as 8-hydroxyquinolines. These are compounds containing a quinoline moiety, which carries a hydroxy group at the 8-position. Quinoline consists of a benzene ring fused to a pyrimidine ring to form benzo[b]azabenzene.