Organic oxygen compounds
Alcohols and polyols
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Secondary alcohol - Alkylthiol - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organosulfur compound - Saturated hydrocarbon - Hydrocarbon - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as secondary alcohols. These are compounds containing a secondary alcohol functional group, with the general structure HOC(R)(R') (R,R'=alkyl, aryl).