Date Published: June 01, 2011
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): G. Nithya, B. Thanuja, G. Chakkaravarthi, Charles C. Kanagam.
In the title compound, C15H10ClNO5, the dihedral angle between the aromatic rings is 87.99 (5)°. The O—C—C—O torsion angle between the two carbonyl units is −119.03 (16)°. The crystal structure is stabilized by a weak intermolecular C—H⋯O hydrogen bond.
For the biological activity of benzil derivatives, see: Mousset et al. (2008 ▶); Mahabusarakam et al. (2004 ▶); Ganapaty et al. (2009 ▶). For bond-length data and related structures, see: Allen et al. (1987 ▶); Fun & Kia (2008a ▶,b ▶).