Solubility System: Nitroethane with 1-Hexadecanol (Original Report)

Temperature: 293 K - 319 K
Experimental Remarks:
The solubilities of 1-hexadecanol (2) in nitroethane (1) in mass percent over the temperature range were presented in graphical form and in a table.
Experimental Data:
Table 1
T (°C)T (K)s2 w2 x2
38.4*311.6- 9.1 x 1020.03
40.0313.213.4 x 10211.8 x 1020.04
40.5*313.7-13.0 x 1020.044
43.5*316.7-25.9 x 1020.098
44.3*317.5-38.2 x 1020.161
44.8*318.0-63.9 x 1020.354
45.0*318.2-77.0 x 1020.509
45.7*318.9-85.7 x 1020.65

*) The compilers extracted these data from the published graphs.


The synthetic method was used. The solubility measurements were made with the equipment and in the manner described in Hoerr et al.1 and Ralston et al.2

Source and Purity of Materials:

(1) Source not specified; purity not specified.
(2) Source not specified; commercial product; purified by recrystallization; f. p. = 49.62°C.

Estimated Errors

Temperature: Not specified.
Solubility: Not specified.


(1) Hoerr, C. W.; Binkerd, E. F.; Pool, W. O.; Ralston, A. W., J. Org. Chem. 9, 68-80 (1944).
(2) Ralston, A. W.; Hoerr, C. W.; Pool, W. O.; Harwood, H. J., J. Org. Chem. 9, 102-112 (1944).

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