Research Article: N-(3-Chloro-4-fluoro­phen­yl)acetamide

Date Published: May 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Hoong-Kun Fun, Wan-Sin Loh, Divya N. Shetty, B. Narayana, B. K. Sarojini.


In the title compound, C8H7ClFNO, the dihedral angle between the benzene ring and the acetamide side chain is 5.47 (6)°. An S(6) ring motif is formed via an intra­molecular C—H⋯O hydrogen bond. In the crystal, N—H⋯O hydrogen bonds link the mol­ecules into C(4) chains along [001].

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For background to acetamides, see: Khan et al. (2010 ▶); Tahir & Shad (2011 ▶). For hydrogen-bond motifs, see: Bernstein et al. (1995 ▶). For a related structure, see: Rosli et al. (2007 ▶). For the stability of the temperature controller used in the data collection, see: Cosier & Glazer (1986 ▶).