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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)Carboxylic acids (RCOOH) and peroxy carboxylic acids (RCOOOH) → methanoic acid

FORMULA:HCOOH
TRIVIAL NAME: formic acid
CAS RN:64-18-6
STRUCTURE
(FROM NIST):
InChIKey:BDAGIHXWWSANSR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Hscp d ln Hs cp / d (1/T) Reference Type Notes
[mol/(m3Pa)] [K]
8.8×101 6100 Sander et al. (2011) L
8.8×101 6100 Sander et al. (2006) L
6.7×101 5900 Staudinger and Roberts (2001) L
8.8×101 6100 Johnson et al. (1996) M
5.4×101 Khan et al. (1995) M
5.4×101 5600 Khan and Brimblecombe (1992) M
1.3×102 Servant et al. (1991) M 201)
1.5×101 Hwang et al. (1992) V
5700 Abraham (1984) V
5600 Abraham (1984) R 202)
5700 Winiwarter et al. (1988) T 203)
3.7×101 5700 Jacob (1986) T 204)
5.5×101 Keene and Galloway (1986) T
7.5×101 Johnson (1990) X 20)
5.9×101 Gaffney and Senum (1984) X 153) 205)
5.1×101 Johnson et al. (1996) C
5.1×101 Keene et al. (1995) C
5.3×101 Keene et al. (1995) C
3.7×101 5700 Lelieveld and Crutzen (1991) C
3.5×101 5700 Pandis and Seinfeld (1989) C
2.3×102 Hilal et al. (2008) Q
5800 Kühne et al. (2005) Q
6500 Kühne et al. (2005) ?
1.3×101 Yaws (1999) ?
8.9 Yaws and Yang (1992) ? 92)

References

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  • Hilal, S. H., Ayyampalayam, S. N., & Carreira, L. A.: Air-liquid partition coefficient for a diverse set of organic compounds: Henry’s law constant in water and hexadecane, Environ. Sci. Technol., 42, 9231–9236, doi:10.1021/ES8005783 (2008).
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  • Jacob, D. J.: Chemistry of OH in remote clouds and its role in the production of formic acid and peroxymonosulfate, J. Geophys. Res., 91D, 9807–9826, doi:10.1029/JD091ID09P09807 (1986).
  • Johnson, B. J.: The carbon isotope content and concentration of ambient formic acid and acetic acid, Ph.D. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA (1990).
  • Johnson, B. J., Betterton, E. A., & Craig, D.: Henry’s law coefficients of formic and acetic acids, J. Atmos. Chem., 24, 113–119, doi:10.1007/BF00162406 (1996).
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  • Khan, I., Brimblecombe, P., & Clegg, S. L.: Solubilities of pyruvic acid and the lower (C1-C6) carboxylic acids. Experimental determination of equilibrium vapour pressures above pure aqueous and salt solutions, J. Atmos. Chem., 22, 285–302, doi:10.1007/BF00696639 (1995).
  • Kühne, R., Ebert, R.-U., & Schüürmann, G.: Prediction of the temperature dependency of Henry’s law constant from chemical structure, Environ. Sci. Technol., 39, 6705–6711, doi:10.1021/ES050527H (2005).
  • Lelieveld, J. & Crutzen, P. J.: The role of clouds in tropospheric photochemistry, J. Atmos. Chem., 12, 229–267, doi:10.1007/BF00048075 (1991).
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  • Sander, S. P., Friedl, R. R., Golden, D. M., Kurylo, M. J., Moortgat, G. K., Keller-Rudek, H., Wine, P. H., Ravishankara, A. R., Kolb, C. E., Molina, M. J., Finlayson-Pitts, B. J., Huie, R. E., & Orkin, V. L.: Chemical Kinetics and Photochemical Data for Use in Atmospheric Studies, Evaluation Number 15, JPL Publication 06-2, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, URL http://jpldataeval.jpl.nasa.gov (2006).
  • Sander, S. P., Abbatt, J., Barker, J. R., Burkholder, J. B., Friedl, R. R., Golden, D. M., Huie, R. E., Kolb, C. E., Kurylo, M. J., Moortgat, G. K., Orkin, V. L., & Wine, P. H.: Chemical Kinetics and Photochemical Data for Use in Atmospheric Studies, Evaluation No. 17, JPL Publication 10-6, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, URL http://jpldataeval.jpl.nasa.gov (2011).
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  • Staudinger, J. & Roberts, P. V.: A critical compilation of Henry’s law constant temperature dependence relations for organic compounds in dilute aqueous solutions, Chemosphere, 44, 561–576, doi:10.1016/S0045-6535(00)00505-1 (2001).
  • Winiwarter, W., Puxbaum, H., Fuzzi, S., Facchini, M. C., Orsi, G., Beltz, N., Enderle, K.-H., & Jaeschke, W.: Organic acid gas and liquid-phase measurements in Po valley fall-winter conditions in the presence of fog, Tellus, 40B, 348–357, doi:10.1111/J.1600-0889.1988.TB00109.X (1988).
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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

20) Value given here as quoted by Betterton (1992).
92) Yaws and Yang (1992) give several references for the Henry's law constants but don't assign them to specific species.
153) Value given here as quoted by Gaffney et al. (1987).
201) The value given here was measured at a liquid phase mixing ratio of 1 μmol/mol. Servant et al. (1991) found that the Henry's law constant changes at higher concentrations.
202) Abraham (1984) smoothed the values from a plot of enthalpy against carbon number.
203) The value of Hs was taken from Keene and Galloway (1986).
204) Calculated using thermodynamic data from Latimer (1952).
205) Value at pH = 4.

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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