The Henry's Law constant for 4-acetylanisole is estimated as 8.9X10-6 atm-cu m/mole(SRC) using a fragment constant estimation method(1). This Henry's Law constant indicates that 4-acetylanisole is expected to volatilize from water surfaces(2). Based on this Henry's Law constant, the volatilization half-life from a model river (1 m deep, flowing 1 m/sec, wind velocity of 3 m/sec)(2) is estimated as 3 days(SRC). The volatilization half-life from a model lake (1 m deep, flowing 0.05 m/sec, wind velocity of 0.5 m/sec)(2) is estimated as 42 days(SRC). 4-Acetylanisole's Henry's Law constant indicates that volatilization from moist soil surfaces may occur(SRC). 4-Acetylanisole is not expected to volatilize from dry soil surfaces(SRC) based upon a vapor pressure of 6.44X10-3 mm Hg at 25 deg C(3).
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In water, 3.62X10+3 mg/L at 25 deg C (est)
Literature: US EPA; Estimation Program Interface (EPI) Suite. Ver. 4.1. Nov, 2012. Available from, as of June 7, 2016: http://www2.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools
Literature: #Soluble in ethanol, diethyl ether, acetone and chloroform
Literature: Haynes, W.M. (ed.). CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. 95th Edition. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton: FL 2014-2015, p. 3-6
Literature: #Soluble in alcohol, ether, fixed oils
Literature: Larranaga, M.D., Lewis, R.J. Sr., Lewis, R.A.; Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary 16th Edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, NJ 2016., p. 888
Literature: #Soluble in fixed oils, propylene glycol; miscible with glycerin
Literature: Lewis, R.J. Sr. (ed) Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials. 12th Edition. Wiley-Interscience, Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, NJ. 2012., p. V4: 2881
A log Koc of 2.43 for 4-acetylanisole was measured in a black agricultural soil (silty loam, pH 5.86, 27.2% clay content, 4.78% soil organic matter, 4.01% water content) obtained from Northeastern China(1). This corresponds to a Koc of 270(SRC). According to a classification scheme(2), this Koc value suggests that 4-acetylanisole is expected to have moderate mobility in soil.
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