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

Henry's Law ConstantsOrganic species with chlorine (Cl)Chlorocarbons (C, H, Cl) → dichloromethane

TRIVIAL NAME: methylene chloride
CAS RN:75-09-2

Hscp d ln Hs cp / d (1/T) Reference Type Notes
[mol/(m3Pa)] [K]
3.6×10−3 4100 Sander et al. (2011) L
3.9×10−3 3700 Warneck (2007) L
3.6×10−3 4100 Sander et al. (2006) L
3.6×10−3 4100 Staudinger and Roberts (2001) L
3.6×10−3 4100 Staudinger and Roberts (1996) L
3.8×10−3 Mackay and Shiu (1981) L
4.0×10−3 3900 Hiatt (2013) M
3.5×10−3 2300 Chen et al. (2012) M
3.2×10−3 Helburn et al. (2008) M
3.3×10−3 4200 Moore (2000) M 127)
3.9×10−3 David et al. (2000) M 126)
4.1×10−3 Ryu and Park (1999) M
3.4×10−3 Chiang et al. (1998) M 9) 250)
5.1×10−3 Hovorka and Dohnal (1997) M 9)
3.7×10−3 3200 Kondoh and Nakajima (1997) M
4.3×10−3 3500 Park et al. (1997) M
4.1×10−3 Hoff et al. (1993) M
3.8×10−3 Li et al. (1993) M
3.9×10−3 3800 Wright et al. (1992) M
3.9×10−3 3500 Tse et al. (1992) M
3.4×10−3 Guitart et al. (1989) M 19)
3.4×10−3 4300 Ashworth et al. (1988) M 103)
4.6×10−3 3800 Gossett (1987) M
5.7×10−3 Hellmann (1987) M 31)
5.2×10−3 Yurteri et al. (1987) M 9)
3.8×10−3 4500 Gossett et al. (1985) M
3.4×10−3 4200 Lincoff and Gossett (1984) M
3.0×10−3 3600 Leighton and Calo (1981) M
3.1×10−3 Warner et al. (1980) M
2.8×10−3 Sato and Nakajima (1979b) M 19)
3.3×10−3 Pearson and McConnell (1975) M 9) 248)
4.2×10−3 4400 Hartkopf and Karger (1973) M
4.1×10−3 4000 Rex (1906) M
2.7×10−3 Mackay et al. (2006b) V
3.5×10−3 4100 Fogg and Sangster (2003) V
4.0×10−3 Park et al. (1997) V
5.9×10−3 Mackay et al. (1993) V
2.9×10−3 Hwang et al. (1992) V
3.2×10−3 Warner et al. (1980) V
4.0×10−3 Dilling (1977) V 249)
1.2×10−2 Dilling (1977) V 66)
4.3×10−3 Hine and Mookerjee (1975) V
4.0×10−3 Dilling et al. (1975) V
3.1×10−3 3600 Goldstein (1982) X 116)
4.2×10−3 Harrison et al. (1993) C
3.4×10−3 Harrison et al. (1993) C
4.7×10−3 Ryan et al. (1988) C
3.1×10−3 Shen (1982) C
3.7×10−3 Dilling (1977) C
3.7×10−3 Dilling et al. (1975) C
9.0×10−3 Hilal et al. (2008) Q
3000 Kühne et al. (2005) Q
2.2×10−3 Nirmalakhandan and Speece (1988a) Q
3.3×10−3 Mackay et al. (2006b) ?
3900 Kühne et al. (2005) ?
4.0×10−3 Yaws (1999) ?
3.3×10−3 Mackay et al. (1993) ?
4.0×10−3 Yaws and Yang (1992) ? 92)
3.7×10−3 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.


9) Value at T = 293 K.
19) Value at T = 310 K.
31) Value at T = 295 K.
66) Value at T = 275 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).
116) Value given here as quoted by Staudinger and Roberts (1996).
126) Value at T = 296 K.
127) Solubility in sea water.
248) The same data were also published in McConnell et al. (1975).
249) Values at different temperatures are from different sources. Thus a temperature dependence was not calculated.
250) Chiang et al. (1998) show vinyl chloride in their Table 2 but most probably they meant to refer to dichloromethane instead.

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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