Henry's Law Constants

Rolf Sander

Atmospheric Chemistry Division

Max-Planck Institute for Chemistry
Mainz, Germany


Henry's Law Constants





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When referring to the compilation of Henry's Law Constants, please cite this publication:

R. Sander: Compilation of Henry's law constants (version 4.0) for water as solvent, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 4399-4981 (2015), doi:10.5194/acp-15-4399-2015

A new version is currently under peer review:

R. Sander: Compilation of Henry's law constants (version 5.0.0-rc.0) for water as solvent, doi:10.5194/egusphere-2023-1584

The database on this web page will be updated to version 5.0.0 when the peer review of the manuscript is completed.

Henry's Law Constants

Inorganic species

Oxygen (O)
Hydrogen (H)
Nitrogen (N)
Fluorine (F)
Chlorine (Cl)
Bromine (Br)
Iodine (I)
Sulfur (S)
Rare gases (He, Ne, Ar, Kr, Xe, Rn)
Other elements (B, Se, P, As, Hg)

Hydrocarbons (C, H)

Aliphatic alkenes and cycloalkenes
Aliphatic alkynes
Mononuclear aromatics
Terpenes and terpenoids
Polynuclear aromatics

Organic species with oxygen (O)

Carbon oxides
Alcohols (ROH)
Polyols (R(OH)n)
Peroxides (ROOH) and peroxy radicals (ROO)
Aldehydes (RCHO)
Ketones (RCOR)
Carboxylic acids (RCOOH) and peroxy carboxylic acids (RCOOOH)
Esters (RCOOR)
Ethers (ROR)
Heterocycles with oxygen
Oxidized terpenoids

Organic species with nitrogen (N)

Amines (C, H, N)
Heterocycles with nitrogen (C, H, N)
Nitriles (C, H, N)
Amines, amides, amino acids (C, H, O, N)
Heterocycles with oxygen and nitrogen (C, H, O, N)
Nitrates (RONO2)
Nitriles with oxygen (C, H, O, N)
Nitro compounds (RNO2)

Organic species with fluorine (F)

Organic fluorine

Organic species with chlorine (Cl)

Chlorocarbons (C, H, Cl)
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
Oxygenated chlorocarbons (C, H, O, Cl)
Polychlorinated diphenyl ethers (PCDEs)
Polychlorinated dibenzofuranes (PCDFs)
Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs)
Chlorocarbons with nitrogen (C, H, O, N, Cl)
Chlorofluorocarbons (C, H, O, N, F, Cl)

Organic species with bromine (Br)

Bromocarbons (C, H, O, N, Br)
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs)
Bromine, chlorine and fluorine (C, H, N, O, F, Cl, Br)

Organic species with iodine (I)

Iodocarbons (C, H, O, Cl, I)

Organic species with sulfur (S)

Sulfur (C, H, O, N, Cl, S)

Organic species with phosphorus (P)

Phosphorus (C, H, O, N, Cl, Br, S, P)

Organic species with other elements

Sodium (Na)
Aluminum (Al)
Silicon (Si)
Zinc (Zn)
Arsenic (Sn)
Selenium (Se)
Tin (Sn)
Mercury (Hg)
Lead (Pb)

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