Organic oxygen compounds
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Ortho ester - Carboxylic acid orthoester - Orthocarboxylic acid derivative - Hydrocarbon derivative - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as ortho esters. These are compounds having the general structure RC(OR')3 ( R' not H), or the structure C(OR')4 ( R' not H).