IUPAC-NIST Solubility Database
NIST Standard Reference Database 106

Glass Ball as Bullet Solubility System: Nitromethane with 1-Hexadecanol

   (1) 1-Hexadecanol; C16H34O; [36653-82-4]  NIST Chemistry WebBook for detail
   (2) Nitromethane; CH3NO2; [75-52-5]  NIST Chemistry WebBook for detail

Original Measurements:
   Zhuravleva, I.K.; Zhuravlev, E.F.; Faizulova, P.P., Zh. Obshch. Khim. 45, 1929-33 (1975).

   Temperature = 318 K to 357 K

Prepared By:
   V. P. Sazonov

Experimental Remarks:

   The mutual solubilities of nitromethane and 1-hexadecanol in mass percent over the specified temperature range were presented in graphical form in the original publication. The numerical data, in the following table, were provided by the authors at the request of the compiler.

Monotectic equilibrium is realized at 43.5 °C (316.7 K, compiler).

Experimental Data:   (Notes on the Nomenclature)

Mutual solubility of nitromethane and 1-hexadecanol
t/°CT/K102 * Mass Fraction w1Mole Fraction x1 (compiler)Comment(s)
4531811.00.329Alcohol-rich phase
4531898.00.995Nitromethane-rich phase
6533820.60.508Alcohol-rich phase
6533895.40.988Nitromethane-rich phase
7034323.50.550Alcohol-rich phase
7034394.00.984Nitromethane-rich phase
7534828.80.616Alcohol-rich phase
7534892.50.980Nitromethane-rich phase
8035337.00.700Alcohol-rich phase
8035389.00.970Nitromethane-rich phase
83.5356.766.00.885Alcohol-rich phase
83.5356.766.00.885 (UCST)Nitromethane-rich phase
   Solubility temperatures of the liquid or solid phase were determined by the synthetic method.1 No further details were reported.

Source and Purity of Materials:
   (1) Source not specified; pure grade reagent; distilled; b. p. = 101.3 °C, n(20 °C, D) = 1.3820, d(20 °C) = 1132 g·L–1.
   (2) Source not specified; pure grade reagent; distilled; b. p. = 206.0 °C/1.47 kPa, m. p = 49.5 °C, n(50 °C, D) = 1.4400, d(50 °C) = 817.6 g·L-1.

Estimated Errors:
   Solubility: Not reported.
   Temperature: Not reported.
   Pressure: Not reported.

   1 V. F. Alekseev, Zh. Russ. Fiz.-Khim. O-va 8, 249 (1876).