Organic oxygen compounds
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Alpha-hydrogen aldehyde - Acetal - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Short-chain aldehyde - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as alpha-hydrogen aldehydes. These are aldehydes with the general formula HC(H)(R)C(=O)H, where R is an organyl group.