Received 17 June 2013
In the title compound, C16H18N4O2, known also as peribedil, the dihedral angle between the mean planes of the pyrimidine and benzene rings is 56.5 (8)°. The 1,3-dioxole fragment adopts an envelope conformation with the methylene C atom forming the flap; this atom deviates by 0.232 (3) Å from the plane defined by the remaining atoms of the 1,3-benzodioxole unit. In the crystal, C-H interactions between c-glide-related molecules arrange them into columns extending along the c-axis direction. The columns related by a unit translation along the b axis are packed into (100) layers via another C-H interaction involving the pyrimidine ring as an acceptor.
Data collection: CrysAlis PRO (Agilent, 2012); 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: OLEX2 (Dolomanov et al., 2009); software used to prepare material for publication: OLEX2.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: GK2582 ).
We thank Hongmin Liu (Zhengzhou University) for the analysis of the single-crystal data.
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