Received 3 June 2013
aDepartment of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, International Medical University, 126 Jalan Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,bDepartment of Chemistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and cChemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, PO Box 80203 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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In the title compound, C17H14Cl2O3, the two benzene rings are twisted by 73.6 (2)°. The twist is similar to that found in the unsubstituted compound, viz. phenyl benzoate. In the crystal, inversion dimers are linked by pairs of C-HO interactions.
Data collection: CrysAlis PRO (Agilent, 2013); cell refinement: CrysAlis PRO; data reduction: CrysAlis PRO; 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, 2010).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: BT6913 ).
We thank the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia (ERGS/1/2012/STG01/IMU/02/1; UM-C/HIR-MOHE/SC/03) for supporting this study and the International Medical University for providing the facilities.