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Chemical & Physical Properties: CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

How to Search the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics for Solubility Information

1. Click on the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics link.
 

2. Enter the name of the material into the 'Search Terms' box in the middle of the screen and click on the Search button:

search box screenshot


3. From the results list in the centre of the screen:

  • For organic compounds, click on the Physical Constants of Organic Compounds link.
  • For inorganic compounds: click on the Physical Constants of Inorganic Compounds link.

results list screenshot


4. Search for your material in the list that appears. Scroll far to the right within that material's row to view its solubility information:

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CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

1) Enter the name of the compound into the "Text Search" box on the upper right hand of the screen and click Go

Text search box and go button with arrow pointing to it

2) From the results in the centre of the screen:

For Organic Compounds: click the Interactive Table under Physical Constants of Organic Compounds 

For Inorganic Compounds: click the Interactive Table under Physical Constants of Inorganic Compounds

Result from search for compound showing section and interactive table links

3) Search for your compound in the table that appears. Solubility in various solvents is listed in the last column on the right.

Table showing the properties of acetone with arrow pointing to mp column which shows the solubility

(Some columns have been removed from the table in image above to highlight the solubility column)

NOTE:

Solubility in various solvents is marked with the following abbreviations. The abbreviations are given before the solvents:

i: insoluble, s: slightly soluble, s: soluble, vs: very soluble, msc: miscible, dec: decomposes, rec: reacts

 

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