Research Article: N,N′-(1,4-Phenyl­ene)bis­(4-chloro­butanamide)

Date Published: February 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Olesea Cuzan, Sergiu Shova, Constantin Turta, Ionel I. Mangalagiu.


The title mol­ecule, C14H18Cl2N2O2, lies on a crystallographic inversion center and the each 4-chloro­butanamide group adopts an anti-staggered conformation. In the crystal, adjacent mol­ecules are linked through N—H⋯O contacts, forming infinite ribbons extending parallel to the a axis.

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For details and syntheses of chloro­amides as precursors for new aza­macrocycles see: Benaglia et al. (2005 ▶); Harte & Gunnlaugsson (2006 ▶); Humphrey & Chamberlin (1997 ▶); Mangalagiu et al. (2007 ▶); Zbancioc et al. (2012 ▶).