Received 30 April 2008
The title molecule, C11H11NO3, lies on a crystallographic mirror plane which bisects the plane of the phthalimide unit and contains the C and O atoms of the 2-methoxyethyl group.
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2007); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2007); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: X-SEED (Barbour, 2001); software used to prepare material for publication: publCIF (Westrip, 2008).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: LH2624 ).
We thank the SAGA grant (06-02-03-0147) for supporting this study, and the University of Malaya for the purchase of the diffractometer.
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