Research Article: 1-Octyl-1H-benzimidazol-2(3H)-one

Date Published: May 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Dounia Belaziz, Youssef Kandri Rodi, El Mokhtar Essassi, Lahcen El Ammari.


In the title compound, C15H22N2O, the octyl group adopts an all-trans conformation. In the crystal, mol­ecules form centrosymmetric dimers with an R22(8) graph-set motif, linked by pairs of N—H⋯O hydrogen bonds. In addition, C—H⋯O contacts are observed.

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For background to benzimidazol-2-one, see: Soderlind et al. (1999 ▶). For similar structures, see: Ouzidan et al. (2011 ▶); Kandri Rodi et al. (2011 ▶).