Organic oxygen compounds
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Sulfonic acid esters Organosulfonic acid esters Sulfonyls Pyrrolidines Methyl esters Methanesulfonates Isoxazolidines Oxacyclic compounds N-organohydroxylamines Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Azacyclic compounds Organopnictogen compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Ketal - Sulfonic acid ester - Organosulfonic acid ester - Isoxazolidine - Methanesulfonate - Pyrrolidine - Organic sulfonic acid or derivatives - Organosulfonic acid or derivatives - Methyl ester - Sulfonyl - Carboxylic acid ester - Carboxylic acid derivative - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Oxacycle - Azacycle - N-organohydroxylamine - Organoheterocyclic compound - Organonitrogen compound - Carbonyl group - Organosulfur compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic nitrogen compound - Organopnictogen compound - Organic oxide - Aliphatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as ketals. These are acetals derived from ketones by replacement of the oxo group by two hydrocarbyloxy groups R2C(OR)2 ( R not Hydrogen ). This term, once abandoned, has been reinstated as a subclass of acetals.