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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)Polynuclear aromatics → naphthalene

FORMULA:C10H8
CAS RN:91-20-3
STRUCTURE
(FROM NIST):
InChIKey:UFWIBTONFRDIAS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Hscp d ln Hs cp / d (1/T) References Type Notes
[mol/(m3Pa)] [K]
2.1×10−2 Ma et al. (2010) L 143)
2.2×10−2 Ma et al. (2010) L 144)
2.2×10−2 5300 Fogg and Sangster (2003) L
2.3×10−2 Mackay and Shiu (1981) L
3.3×10−2 6100 Hiatt (2013) M
6.0×10−2 Lee et al. (2012) M
4.0×10−2 Bobadilla et al. (2003) M
2.4×10−2 Destaillats and Charles (2002) M
1.3×10−2 3600 Dewulf et al. (1999) M
1.8×10−2 Altschuh et al. (1999) M
2.2×10−2 De Maagd et al. (1998) M 9)
2.2×10−2 Shiu and Mackay (1997) M
1.7×10−2 5100 Kondoh and Nakajima (1997) M
2.3×10−2 5700 Alaee et al. (1996) M
2.1×10−2 Zhang and Pawliszyn (1993) M
1.3×10−2 Fendinger and Glotfelty (1990) M
2.7×10−2 Yurteri et al. (1987) M 9)
2.6×10−2 Webster et al. (1985) M
2.0×10−2 Mackay et al. (1979) M
1.8×10−2 Southworth (1979) M
2.2×10−2 5400 Schwarz and Wasik (1977) M
2.3×10−2 Mackay et al. (2006a) V
2.3×10−2 Shiu and Ma (2000) V
3.2×10−2 De Maagd et al. (1998) V 9)
2.3×10−2 Shiu and Mackay (1997) V
2.0×10−2 Lide and Frederikse (1995) V
2.3×10−2 Abraham et al. (1994a) V
9.0×10−3 Hwang et al. (1992) V
7.2×10−3 Eastcott et al. (1988) V
2.3×10−2 Cabani et al. (1981) V
2.4×10−2 Hine and Mookerjee (1975) V
8.4×10−3 Mackay and Leinonen (1975) V
1.9×10−2 Bohon and Claussen (1951) V
1.1×10−2 2100 Paasivirta et al. (1999) T
2.1×10−2 Mackay et al. (1979) T
2.1×10−2 3600 Goldstein (1982) X 116)
2.7×10−2 McCarty (1980) X 145)
2.0×10−2 Smith et al. (1993) C
2.0×10−2 Ryan et al. (1988) C
2.1×10−2 Hilal et al. (2008) Q
5200 Kühne et al. (2005) Q
3.2×10−2 Nirmalakhandan and Speece (1988a) Q
3.4×10−2 Arbuckle (1983) Q
3.6×10−2 MacBean (2012a) ?
5400 Kühne et al. (2005) ?
8.0×10−3 Yaws and Yang (1992) ? 92)
2.3×10−2 Abraham et al. (1990) ?

Data

The first column contains Henry's law solubility constant Hscp at the reference temperature of 298.15 K.
The second column contains the temperature dependence d ln Hs cp / d (1/T), also at the reference temperature.

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Type

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

9) Value at T = 293 K.
92) Yaws and Yang (1992) give several references for the Henry's law constants but don't assign them to specific species.
116) Value given here as quoted by Staudinger and Roberts (1996).
143) Literature-derived value.
144) Final adjusted value.
145) Value given here as quoted by Petrasek et al. (1983).

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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