Organic oxygen compounds
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Alpha,beta-unsaturated carbonyl compounds - Alpha,beta-unsaturated aldehydes
Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compounds
Enal - Oxacycle - Organoheterocyclic compound - Ether - Oxirane - Dialkyl ether - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Aldehyde - Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as enals. These are an alpha,beta-unsaturated aldehyde of general formula RC=C-CH=O in which the aldehydic C=O function is conjugated to a C=C triple bond at the alpha,beta position.