Research Article: (1H-1,2,3-Benzotriazol-1-yl)methyl benzoate

Date Published: May 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Ting Guo, Gang Cao, Sen Xu.


In the title compound, C14H11N3O2, the dihedral angle between the phenyl ring and the benzotriazole ring system is 76.80 (19)° and the mol­ecule has an L-shaped conformation. In the crystal, weak aromatic π–π stacking is observed, the closest centroid–centroid distance being 3.754 (2) Å.

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For related structures and the synthesis, see: Xu & Shen (2012) ▶; Zeng & Jian (2009 ▶). For applications of benzotriazole derivatives, see: Wan & Lv (2010 ▶).