Received 27 June 2013
The title compound [systematic name: N,N-diethyl-2-(naphthalen-1-yloxy)propanamide], C17H21NO2, crystallizes with two independent molecules in the asymmetric unit in which the dihedral angles between the naphthalene ring systems and the amide groups are 88.1 (9) and 88.7 (3)°. Four C-HO hydrogen bonds stabilize the crystal structure.
For the herbicidal effects of the title compound, see: Freeman (1986). For information on the synthesis of the title compound, see: Gless (1986). For a related crystal structure, see: Au-Yeung et al. (2009).
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2009); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2009); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXTL; molecular graphics: SHELXTL; software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: SJ5338 ).
This research was supported by the Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (No. 2012M2B2A4029305).
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