Phenanthrenes and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
Chrysene - Naphthalene - Cyclic ketone - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Aromatic homopolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as chrysenes. These are compounds containing the polyaromatic chrysene moiety, which consists of a benzene ring fused to a phenanthrene ring system to form Benzo[a]phenanthrene.