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water solubility
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
no guideline available
Principles of method if other than guideline:
handbook data
GLP compliance:
not specified
(data collection)
Type of method:
other: Methode not stated
Key result
Water solubility:
1 mg/L
Conc. based on:
test mat.
25 °C
Remarks on result:
other: no further data reported
Interpretation of results: slightly soluble (0.1-100 mg/L)
Benzonitrile has a solubility of 1 ppm at 25°C.
Executive summary:

The information has been taken from Merck Index 11th ed. The handbook states a solubility of 1 ppm at 25°C for benzonitrile.

Description of key information

The water solubility of benzonitrile is 1ppm at 25 °C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Water solubility:
1 mg/L
at the temperature of:
25 °C

Additional information

The water solubility reported by different references is in the range between 1 ppm (25°C) and 10 g/L (100°C).