Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Halogenated fatty acids
Unsaturated fatty acids Vinylogous halides Alpha-halocarboxylic acids Vinyl chlorides Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Chloroalkenes Carboxylic acids Organochlorides Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Halogenated fatty acid - Unsaturated fatty acid - Alpha-halocarboxylic acid - Alpha-halocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Vinylogous halide - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Chloroalkene - Vinyl chloride - Vinyl halide - Haloalkene - Organic oxide - Organohalogen compound - Organochloride - Organooxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - 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).