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Henry's Law Constants

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Rolf Sander

Atmospheric Chemistry Division

Max-Planck Institute for Chemistry
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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 ConstantsOrganic species with oxygen (O)Aldehydes (RCHO) → methanal

FORMULA:HCHO
TRIVIAL NAME: formaldehyde
CAS RN:50-00-0
STRUCTURE
(FROM NIST):
InChIKey:WSFSSNUMVMOOMR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Hscp d ln Hs cp / d (1/T) Reference Type Notes
[mol/(m3Pa)] [K]
3.2×101 6800 Warneck and Williams (2012) L 187)
3.2×101 7100 Sander et al. (2011) L 187)
3.2×101 7100 Sander et al. (2006) L 187)
3.2×101 6800 Staudinger and Roberts (2001) L 187)
3.2×101 6800 Staudinger and Roberts (1996) L 187)
3.5×101 5700 Liu et al. (2015) M
3.4×101 6400 Allou et al. (2011) M 187)
5.3×101 1600 Seyfioglu and Odabasi (2007) M 187)
9.9×101 Kim et al. (2000) M 31) 187)
3.1×101 6500 Zhou and Mopper (1990) M 187) 188)
3.1×101 7200 Betterton and Hoffmann (1988) M 187)
Dong and Dasgupta (1986) M 189)
Ledbury and Blair (1925) M 190)
Blair and Ledbury (1925) M 190)
3.0×101 Lide and Frederikse (1995) V 187)
2.3 Hwang et al. (1992) V 187)
6.9×101 6400 Chameides (1984) T 187)
2.9×101 7200 Bell (1966) X 187) 191)
5.9×101 Gaffney and Senum (1984) X 153) 187)
4.5×101 Lee and Zhou (1993) C 31) 187)
Hough (1991) C 190)
1.4×102 Warneck (1988) C 187)
2.8×10−2 Hilal et al. (2008) Q
1.8×10−1 Nirmalakhandan et al. (1997) Q
1.0×102 Meylan and Howard (1991) Q 187)
4.2×10−2 Abraham et al. (1990) ?
6.2×101 Seinfeld (1986) ? 7) 187)
Lelieveld and Crutzen (1991) W 190)
Pandis and Seinfeld (1989) W 190)

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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.
31) Value at T = 295 K.
153) Value given here as quoted by Gaffney et al. (1987).
187) Effective value that takes into account the hydration of HCHO:
Hs= ([HCHO]+[CH2(OH)2])/p(HCHO)
188) Data from Table 1 by Zhou and Mopper (1990) were used to redo the regression analysis. The data for acetone in their Table 2 are incorrect.
189) Dong and Dasgupta (1986) found that the Henry's law constant for HCHO is not a true constant but increases with increasing concentration. They recommend the expression
[HCHO] = 10(4538/T−11.34) ×p(HCHO)(252.2/T+0.2088)
with [HCHO] = aqueous-phase concentration in [M], p(HCHO) = partial pressure in [atm], and T = temperature in [K]. Note that this expression does not converge asymptotically to a constant value at infinite dilution.
190) Ledbury and Blair (1925) (and also Blair and Ledbury (1925)) measured the solubility of HCHO at very high concentrations around 5 to 15 M. Their value of Hs increases with HCHO concentration. Lelieveld and Crutzen (1991), Hough (1991), and Pandis and Seinfeld (1989) all use these solubility data but do not specify how they extrapolated to lower concentrations. Since the concentration range is far from typical values in atmospheric chemistry, the value is not reproduced here.
191) Value given here as quoted by Möller and Mauersberger (1992).

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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