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Rolf Sander

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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


Henry's Law ConstantsHydrocarbons (C, H)Mononuclear aromatics → 1,4-dimethylbenzene

FORMULA:C6H4(CH3)2
TRIVIAL NAME: p-xylene
CAS RN:106-42-3
STRUCTURE
(FROM NIST):
InChIKey:URLKBWYHVLBVBO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Hscp d ln Hs cp / d (1/T) Reference Type Notes
[mol/(m3Pa)] [K]
1.9×10−3 4200 Fogg and Sangster (2003) L
1.3×10−3 4000 Staudinger and Roberts (2001) L
1.3×10−3 3800 Staudinger and Roberts (1996) L
1.4×10−3 Mackay and Shiu (1981) L
1.3×10−3 Kim and Kim (2014) M
1.4×10−3 Li et al. (2008) M
2.0×10−3 Bobadilla et al. (2003) M
1.4×10−3 Ryu and Park (1999) M
1.5×10−3 Dohnal and Hovorka (1999) M
1.5×10−3 2900 Kondoh and Nakajima (1997) M
9.8×10−4 3200 Park et al. (1997) M
1.7×10−3 4800 Dewulf et al. (1995) M
1.2×10−3 3100 Hansen et al. (1993) M 105)
1.3×10−3 Li and Carr (1993) M
1.4×10−3 Li et al. (1993) M
1.7×10−3 Zhang and Pawliszyn (1993) M
1.2×10−3 5300 Bissonette et al. (1990) M
1.3×10−3 3500 Ashworth et al. (1988) M 103)
1.3×10−3 4800 Sanemasa et al. (1982) M
6.1×10−4 Sato and Nakajima (1979a) M 19)
2.3×10−3 5400 Wasik and Tsang (1970) M
1.8×10−4 Abraham and Acree (2007) V
1.7×10−3 Mackay et al. (2006a) V
1.4×10−3 Shiu and Ma (2000) V
1.5×10−3 Park et al. (1997) V
1.7×10−3 Mackay et al. (1992a) V
1.5×10−3 Hwang et al. (1992) V
1.8×10−3 Eastcott et al. (1988) V
1.6×10−3 Hine and Mookerjee (1975) V
1.6×10−3 4900 Andon et al. (1954) V 129)
1.6×10−3 Bohon and Claussen (1951) V
1.4×10−3 Foster et al. (1994) X 137)
1.4×10−3 Sieg et al. (2008) C
1.3×10−3 Schüürmann (2000) C 7)
1.5×10−3 Hilal et al. (2008) Q
4700 Kühne et al. (2005) Q
1.1×10−3 Nirmalakhandan and Speece (1988a) Q
4500 Kühne et al. (2005) ?
1.6×10−3 Yaws and Yang (1992) ? 92)
1.4×10−3 Abraham et al. (1990) ?

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Table entries are sorted according to reliability of the data, listing the most reliable type first: L) literature review, M) measured, V) VP/AS = vapor pressure/aqueous solubility, R) recalculation, T) thermodynamical calculation, X) original paper not available, C) citation, Q) QSPR, E) estimate, ?) unknown, W) wrong. See Section 3.1 of Sander (2015) for further details.

Notes

7) Several references are given in the list of Henry's law constants but not assigned to specific species.
19) Value at T = 310 K.
92) Yaws and Yang (1992) give several references for the Henry's law constants but don't assign them to specific species.
103) The value is most probably taken from the report by Howe et al. (1987).
105) The same data were also published in Hansen et al. (1995).
129) Calculated using Gh and Hh from Table 2 in Andon et al. (1954). Note that the thermodynamic functions in that table are not based on their α in Table 1. Instead, the expression exp(−Gh/(RT)) yields the Henry's law constant Hsxp in the unit 1/atm.
137) Value given here as quoted by HSDB (2015).

The numbers of the notes are the same as in Sander (2015). References cited in the notes can be found here.

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