Research Article: Ethyl 2-(4-nitro­phen­oxy)acetate

Date Published: May 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Su-Wen Sun.


In the title mol­ecule, C10H11NO5, the methyl C atom deviates by 0.830 (6) Å from the mean plane of the remaining non-H atoms. In the crystal, weak C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds link the mol­ecules into layers parallel to the bc plane.

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For the structure of tert-butyl 2-(4-nitro­phen­oxy)acetate, see: Ali et al. (2011 ▶). For general background to ferroelectric organics, see: Fu et al. (2009 ▶); Ye et al. (2006 ▶).