Research Article: 1-(4-Methyl­phen­yl)-1H-1,2,3,4-tetra­zole

Date Published: February 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Kwan Baek, D. Gayathri, Vivek K. Gupta, Rajni Kant, Yeon Tae Jeong.


In the title compound, C8H8N4, the dihedral angle between the tetra­zole and benzene rings is 21.6 (1)°. An inter­molecular C—H⋯π inter­action is observed.

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For background to and applications of tetra­zole derivatives, see: Singh et al. (1980 ▶); Brown (1967 ▶); Ostrovskii et al. (1999 ▶). For the synthesis, see: Aridoss & Laali (2011 ▶). For related structures, see: Matsunaga et al. (1999 ▶); Lyakhov et al. (2000 ▶).