carbinol; methanol; methyl alcohol; methyl hydrate; methyl hydroxide; methylic alcohol; wood alcohol; wood naphtha; wood spirit
In russian:метиловый спирт
Links:🌍 Wikipedia, 📏 NIST, 📖 PubMed,
📖Houben-Weyl, 2. Band (Methyl-alkohol); p. 116, 420, 890, 981,
📖Org. Chem., v. Richter, 1. Vol (Carbinol); p. 101, 109
CAS RN:[67-56-1]
Formula:CH4O; 32.04 g/mol
Molecular structure of methanol
Density:0.791 g/mL
Molar volume:40.5 mL/mol
Refractive index:1.328
Molecular refractive power:8.22 mL/mol
Dielectric constant:32.60
Dipole moment:2.87 D
Melting point:-97 °C
Boiling point:65 °C
Vapour pressure:97 Torr
Antoine equation
P(Torr) vs T(°C)
Vapour pressure vs temperature
Surface tension:22.55 dyn/cm
Viscosity:0.59 cP
Critical temperature:240 °C
Critical pressure:78.6 atm
Critical volume:118.00 ml/mol
Evaporation rate (ether):6.3
Evaporation rate (butyl acetate):4.1
Solubility in water:100 % w/w
Solubility of water:100 % w/w
Log10 partition water / activated carbon:0.86
Log10 partition octanol / water:-0.82
Snyder P':5.1
Snyder X:Xe: 0.5    Xd: 0.2    Xn: 0.3
Solvent strength (ε0, silica):0.73
Solvent strength (ε0, alumina):0.95
Dimroth ET:55.4
Hildebrant solubility parameter (δ):14.5
Hansen solubility parameter:δd: 7.4 (cal/mL)½   δp: 6.0 (cal/mL)½   δh: 10.9 (cal/mL)½
Kauri butanol value:380
100g dissolves:
255g phenylacetic acid;    222g 1,3-dihydroxybenzene;    197g citric acid;    182g 2-hydroxy-2-phenylacetic acid;    167.7g L-malic acid;    151.7g ethyl carbamate;    133.1g 3-nitrobenzoic acid;    131.1g camphoric acid;    130g 2-bromobutanedioic acid;    125g brucine;    115.4g 3-hydroxybenzoic acid;    112.5g methylbutanedioic acid;    109.1g 2-nitrobenzoic acid;    84.2g quinine;    82.8g 3-phenylpropionic acid;    73.2g (R,R)-tartaric acid;    71.8g phenylacetic acid;    69.5g (Z)-butenedioic acid;    66.1g ethanedioic acid;    62.8g codeine;    62.48g 2-hydroxybenzoic acid;    60.4g (Z)-docos-13-enoic acid;    59.85g 3-nitrobenzoic acid;    58.6g dodecanoic acid;    58.4g benzoic acid;    57.5g diphenylamine;    57.5g triethylamine;    54.01g 2-nitrobenzoic acid;    54g betaine;    54g hydroxylamine hydrochloride;    53.3g malonic acid;    31.6g hexane;    30.9g 4-hydroxybenzoic acid;    29.1g acetanilide;    25.6g phthalic acid;    25.5g octanedioic acid;    22.5g (2E)-3-phenylprop-2-enoic acid;    22.5g 2,4,6-trinitrophenol;    21.2g tetradecanoic acid;    20g urea;    19.4g succinic acid;    18.1g benzophenone;    16.2g 1,2,4-trinitrobenzene;    12.14g 4-nitrobenzoic acid;    11.06g 3-nitroaniline;    10.35g 1,4-dibromobenzene;    9.8g N-benzoylglycine;    9.59g 4-nitroaniline;    8.87g 4-nitrobenzyl chloride;    8.2g naphthalene;    7.39g cinchonidine;    6.75g 1,3-dinitrobenzene;    6.57g biphenyl;    5.65g 1,3-dinitrobenzene;    5.4g hexadecanoic acid;    5.12g 3-aminobenzoic acid;    4.9g 1,3,5-trinitrobenzene;    4.4g piperine;    4.1g succinimide;    3.95g azobenzene;    3.3g 1,2-dinitrobenzene;    2.25g acenaphthene;    1.17g cinchonine;    1.14g caffeine;    0.83g quinidine;    0.49g strychnine;    0.385g (7-diethylaminophenoxazin-3-ylidene)-diethylazanium chloride
1g dissolves in:
24.39g hexane
Specific heat capacity:19.5 cal/molK
Latent heat of fusion:758 cal/mol