Henry's Law Constants

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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 sulfur (S)Sulfur (C, H, O, N, Cl, S) → dimethyl sulfide

CAS RN:75-18-3

Hcp d ln Hcp / d (1/T) Reference Type Notes
[mol/(m3Pa)] [K]
5.6×10−3 3500 Warneck and Williams 2012 L
5.3×10−3 3500 Sander et al. 2011 L
5.3×10−3 3500 Sander et al. 2006 L
5.2×10−3 3600 Fogg and Sangster 2003 L
5.3×10−3 3500 Staudinger and Roberts 2001 L
4.6×10−3 Schuhfried et al. 2011 M
4.8×10−3 2800 Falabella 2007 M 89) 130)
5.2×10−3 3600 Coquelet and Richon 2005 M
5.5×10−3 3800 Iliuta and Larachi 2005 M
4.9×10−3 Straver and de Loos 2005 M
6.4×10−3 4100 Barcellos da Rosa et al. 2003 M
4.9×10−3 Pollien et al. 2003 M
4.7×10−3 3700 Gershenzon et al. 2001 M
1.6×10−2 Marin et al. 1999 M
4.2×10−3 4300 Wong and Wang 1997 M
4.7×10−3 3100 De Bruyn et al. 1995b M
5.5×10−3 3500 Dacey et al. 1984 M
5.6×10−3 4000 Przyjazny et al. 1983 M
6.1×10−3 Vitenberg et al. 1975 M 9)
1.6×10−3 Lovelock et al. 1972 M
Mackay et al. 2006d V 221)
4.2×10−3 Marin et al. 1999 V
1.3×10−1 Mackay et al. 1995 V
5.4×10−3 Hine and Mookerjee 1975 V
5.5×10−3 Hine and Weimar 1965 V
7.0×10−3 Vitenberg et al. 1975 R 9)
6.0×10−3 3700 Bagno et al. 1991 T 196)
6.1×10−3 Gaffney and Senum 1984 X 153)
4.4×10−3 Cline and Bates 1983 C 127)
1.2×10−2 Hilal et al. 2008 Q
7.2×10−3 Hertel et al. 2007 Q 194)
3100 Kühne et al. 2005 Q
5.0×10−3 Marin et al. 1999 Q
6.5×10−3 Nirmalakhandan et al. 1997 Q
3500 Kühne et al. 2005 ?
1.7×10−3 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.
89) Measured at high temperature and extrapolated to T = 298.15 K.
127) Solubility in sea water.
130) Values for salt solutions are also available from this reference.
153) Value given here as quoted by Gaffney et al. (1987).
194) Value at T = 372 K.
196) Calculated under the assumption that ∆G and ∆H are based on [mol/l] and [atm] as the standard states.
221) Mackay et al. (2006d) list a vapor pressure p, a solubility c, and a Henry's law constant calculated as p/c. However, the data are internally inconsistent and deviate by more than 10 %.

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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