Organic acids and derivatives
Carboxylic acids and derivatives
Alpha-halocarboxylic acids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Carboxylic acid salts Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organofluorides Organic salts Organic oxides Organic nitrogen compounds Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Alkyl fluorides
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Alpha-halocarboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid salt - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Alkyl fluoride - Organic salt - Organooxygen compound - Organofluoride - Organohalogen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Organic nitrogen compound - Alkyl halide - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as alpha-halocarboxylic acids. These are carboxylic acids containing a halogen atom bonded to the alpha carbon atom.