Research Article: 4-Meth­oxy-3-(trifluoro­meth­yl)aniline

Date Published: February 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Jian-Ling He.


In title compound, C8H8F3NO, the meth­oxy group is inclined at 8.7 (4)° to the benzene ring plane. The crystal structure is stabilized by inter­molecular N—H⋯F, N—H⋯N and C—H⋯F hydrogen-bonding inter­actions.

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The title compound is an inter­mediate in the synthesis of trifluoro­methyl-containing phthalic acid diamides, which are effective pesticides. For the preparation, see: Feng & Li (2010 ▶). For the crystal structure of a closely related compound, see: Crampton et al. (2006 ▶).