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.; Sukhova, I. A.; Khisametdinova, Z.Z., Zh. Fiz. Khim. 50, 405-10 (1976).

   Temperature = 323 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 table below, 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/KMass Fraction w1 (compiler) Mole Fraction x1 (compiler)Comment(s)
50.0323.210.4 x 1020.316Alcohol-rich phase
50.0323.297.2 x 1020.993Nitromethane-rich phase
60.0333.215.9 x 1020.429Alcohol-rich phase
60.0333.296.0 x 1020.990Nitromethane-rich phase
70.0343.223.1 x 1020.544Alcohol-rich phase
70.0343.292.9 x 1020.981Nitromethane-rich phase
80.0353.236.0 x 1020.691Alcohol-rich phase
80.0353.289.8 x 1020.972Nitromethane-rich phase
83.5356.766.0 x 1020.885Alcohol-rich phase
83.5356.766.0 x 1020.885 (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; freshly distilled.
   (2) Source not specified; pure grade reagent; freshly distilled.

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

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