Acta Crystallogr Sect E Struct Rep Online. 2009 Apr 30;65(Pt 5):m607-8. doi: 10.1107/S1600536809015645.


The title Zn(II) complex, [Zn(C(7)H(4)BrO(2))(2)(C(6)H(6)N(2)O)(2)(H(2)O)(2)], is centrosymmetric with the Zn atom on an inversion center. The mol-ecule contains two 2-bromo-benzoate (BB) and two nicotinamide (NA) ligands and two coordinated water mol-ecules, all ligands being monodentate. The four O atoms in the equatorial plane around the Zn atom form a slightly distorted square-planar arrangement, while the slightly distorted octa-hedral coordination is completed by the two N atoms of the NA ligands in the axial positions. The dihedral angle between the carboxyl group and the adjacent benzene ring is 31.14 (12)°, while the pyridine and benzene rings are oriented at a dihedral angle of 83.54 (5)°. In the crystal structure, O-H⋯O and N-H⋯O hydrogen bonds link the mol-ecules into infinite chains. A weak C-H⋯π inter-action is also present.