Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Halogenated fatty acids
Methyl-branched fatty acids Unsaturated fatty acids Dicarboxylic acids and derivatives Vinylogous halides Alpha-halocarboxylic acids Vinyl chlorides Chloroalkenes Carboxylic acids Organochlorides Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Branched fatty acid - Halogenated fatty acid - Methyl-branched fatty acid - Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives - Unsaturated fatty acid - Alpha-halocarboxylic acid - Alpha-halocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Vinylogous halide - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Chloroalkene - Haloalkene - Vinyl halide - Vinyl chloride - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organohalogen compound - Organochloride - Organooxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as halogenated fatty acids. These are fatty acids with a chain that carries a halogen atom (Cl,F,I,Br).