Henry's Law Constants

Rolf Sander

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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 oxygen (O)Heterocycles with oxygen → 1,3,3-trimethyl-2-oxabicyclo[2.2.2]octane

TRIVIAL NAME: eucalyptol; limonene oxide; 1,8-cineole
CAS RN:470-82-6

Hcp d ln Hcp / d (1/T) Reference Type Notes
[mol/(m3Pa)] [K]
5.9×10−2 Kish et al. 2013 M
5.6×10−2 Fichan et al. 1999 M
1.2×10−1 Amoore and Buttery 1978 M
7.5×10−2 Copolovici and Niinemets 2005 V
2.7×10−2 4600 van Roon et al. 2005 V
7.4×10−2 Niinemets and Reichstein 2002 V
7.8×10−2 Amoore and Buttery 1978 V
2.2×10−2 Hilal et al. 2008 Q


  • Amoore, J. E. and Buttery, R. G.: Partition coefficient and comparative olfactometry, Chem. Senses Flavour, 3, 57-71, doi:10.1093/CHEMSE/3.1.57, 1978.
  • Copolovici, L. O. and Niinemets, U.: Temperature dependencies of Henry's law constants and octanol/water partition coefficients for key plant volatile monoterpenoids, Chemosphere, 61, 1390-1400, doi:10.1016/J.CHEMOSPHERE.2005.05.003, 2005.
  • Fichan, I., Larroche, C., and Gros, J. B.: Water solubility, vapor pressure, and activity coefficients of terpenes and terpenoids, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 44, 56-62, doi:10.1021/JE980070+, 1999.
  • Hilal, S. H., Ayyampalayam, S. N., and 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.
  • Kish, J. D., Leng, C. B., Kelley, J., Hiltner, J., Zhang, Y. H., and Liu, Y.: An improved approach for measuring Henry's law coefficients of atmospheric organics, Atmos. Environ., 79, 561-565, doi:10.1016/J.ATMOSENV.2013.07.023, 2013.
  • Niinemets, U. and Reichstein, M.: A model analysis of the effects of nonspecific monoterpenoid storage in leaf tissues on emission kinetics and composition in Mediterranean sclerophyllous Quercus species, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 16, 1110, doi:10.1029/2002GB001927, 2002.
  • van Roon, A., Parsons, J. R., Kloeze, A. M. T., and Govers, H. A. J.: Fate and transport of monoterpenes through soils. Part I. Prediction of temperature dependent soil fate model input-parameters, Chemosphere, 61, 599-609, doi:10.1016/J.CHEMOSPHERE.2005.02.081, 2005.


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.


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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