Received 3 July 2011
aDepartment of Physics, Velammal Institute of Technology, Panchetty, Chennai 601204, India,bDepartment of Physics, Presidency College (Autonomous), Chennai 600 005, India,cDepartment of Organic Chemistry, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai 600 025, India, and dDepartment of Research and Development, PRIST University, Vallam, Thanjavur 613 403, Tamil Nadu, India
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In the title compound, C12H14O4, the two acetoxy groups are inclined by 57.92 (5)° and 62.71 (6)° to the benzene ring. An intermolecular C-HO interaction involving the two acetoxy groups generates a centrosymmetric dimer via an R22(16) ring motif.
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2004); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2004); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: PLATON (Spek, 2009); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: GK2393 ).
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