Intermediate Tree Nodes
Sulfonic acid esters Organosulfonic acid esters Sulfonyls Oxolanes Methanesulfonates Enoate esters Oxacyclic compounds Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compounds
Gamma butyrolactone - Sulfonic acid ester - Organosulfonic acid ester - Methanesulfonate - Oxolane - Organic sulfonic acid or derivatives - Organosulfonic acid or derivatives - Sulfonyl - Enoate ester - Alpha,beta-unsaturated carboxylic ester - Carboxylic acid ester - Carboxylic acid derivative - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Oxacycle - Carbonyl group - Organosulfur compound - Organooxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as gamma butyrolactones. These are compounds containing a gamma butyrolactone moiety, which consists of an aliphatic five-member ring with four carbon atoms, one oxygen atom, and bears a ketone group on the carbon adjacent to the oxygen atom.