Research Article: 2,2′-Dichloro-N,N′-[1,3-phenyl­enebis(methyl­ene)]diacetamide

Date Published: April 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Hong-Xin Cai, Wei-Na Wu.


The complete mol­ecule of the title compound, C12H14Cl2N2O2, is generated by a crystallographic twofold axis with two C atoms of the central benzene ring lying on the axis. In the crystal, N—H⋯O hydrogen bonds link the mol­ecules into chains parallel to the c axis.

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For the synthesis of lanthanide complexes with amide-type ligands, see: Wu et al. (2008 ▶). For a related structure, see: Yuan et al. (2010 ▶).