The Henry’s law constants (air‐water partition coefficients) of hydrophobic organic compounds of environmental concern are reviewed. An outline of the thermodynamic principles which govern the relationships between vapor pressure, solubility and Henry’s law constant for solid and liquid compounds is presented and experimental techniques for obtaining these quantities with the required accuracy are discussed. Vapor pressure, solubility, and Henry’s law constant data are tabulated and reviewed for a total of 150 compounds in 12 tables consisting of gaseous, liquid and solid alkanes, cycloalkanes, alkenes, alkynes, monoaromatics, polynuclear aromatics, halogenated alkanes, alkenes and aromatics, and selected pesticides.
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Research Article| October 01 1981
A critical review of Henry’s law constants for chemicals of environmental interest
Special Collection: Solubility Reference Data Collection
J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data 10, 1175–1199 (1981)
Donald Mackay, Wan Ying Shiu; A critical review of Henry’s law constants for chemicals of environmental interest. J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data 1 October 1981; 10 (4): 1175–1199. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.555654
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