Research Article: Benzene-1,3,5-tricarbonyl trichloride

Date Published: April 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Xin Fan, Yanrong Wang, Chengzhi Jin, Longfei Jin.


In the title molecule, C9H3Cl3O3, there are three short interactions involving the benzene H atoms and the chloro­formyl Cl atoms. In the crystal, mol­ecules stack along the a axis with no significant non-bonded inter­actions.

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For the preparation of the title compound, see: Hamel et al. (1968 ▶). For applications of 1,3,5-tri(chloro­form­yl)benzene, see: Buch et al. (2008 ▶); Li et al. (2007 ▶). For related structures and hydrogen bonding, see: Leser & Rabinovich (1978a ▶,b ▶); Jeffrey et al. (1985 ▶).