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.
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 ▶).