Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives - 3-furanone - Gamma butyrolactone - Dihydrofuran - Oxolane - Enoate ester - Alpha,beta-unsaturated carboxylic ester - Vinylogous ester - Ketone - Carboxylic acid ester - Carboxylic acid derivative - Oxacycle - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Aliphatic heteropolycyclic 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.