Naphthalenecarboxylic acids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
2-naphthalenecarboxylic acid - Acenaphthylene - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Methyl ester - Carboxylic acid ester - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Aromatic homopolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as naphthalenecarboxylic acids. These are compounds containing a naphthalene moiety, which bears a carboxylic acid group one or more positions. Naphthalene is a bicyclic compound that is made up of two fused benzene ring.