Research Article: 5-Isopropyl­imidazolidine-2,4-dione monohydrate

Date Published: February 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Alaa A.-M. Abdel-Aziz, Adel S. El-Azab, Abdulrahman M. Al-Obaid, Madhukar Hemamalini, Hoong-Kun Fun.


In the title compound, C6H10N2O2·H2O, the imidazole ring is essentially planar, with a maximum deviation of 0.012 (2) Å. In the crystal, mol­ecules are connected via N—H⋯O and O—H⋯O hydrogen bonds, forming a supra­molecular tape along the a axis.

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For details and applications of hydantoins, see: El-Deeb et al. (2010 ▶); Rajic et al. (2006 ▶); Carmi et al. (2006 ▶); Sergent et al., (2008 ▶); Yu et al. (2004 ▶). For related structues, see: Delgado et al. (2007 ▶); Ciechanowicz-Rutkowska et al. (1994 ▶). For the synthetic procedure, see: Abdel-Aziz (2007 ▶). For a description of the Cambridge Structural Database, see: Allen (2002 ▶).