Benzene and substituted derivatives
Benzoic acids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Hydroxybenzoic acid derivatives - Salicylic acid and derivatives
Benzoic acids Benzoyl derivatives 1-hydroxy-4-unsubstituted benzenoids 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoids Vinylogous acids Carboxylic acids Organooxygen compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives
Aromatic homomonocyclic compounds
Salicylic acid - Benzoic acid - Benzoyl - 1-hydroxy-4-unsubstituted benzenoid - 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoid - Phenol - Vinylogous acid - Carboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as salicylic acids. These are ortho-hydroxylated benzoic acids.