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Modified Cellulose Adsorbent for Removal of Mercury from Aqueous Solutions.

Authors
Marchant-WN
Source
Environmental Sci and Technol 1974 Nov; 8(12):4 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10009609
Abstract
Scavenging inorganic mercury from aqueous solutions has been accomplished by a modified cellulose adsorbent containing vicinal thiol groups. The process is highly selective for mercury, is independent of ph over the range from ph 1 to ph 9, and is effective in acidic brine. A solution containing 1 ppm mercuric ion was passed through a column (10 mm id by 23 mm) prepared from 0.5 Gram of the cellulose derivative. Mercury concentration in the effluent was dependent upon the flow rate of the solution; however, at 50 ml/hr, the effluent mercury concentration remained below 5 ppb for 60 bed volumes.
Publication Date
19741101
Document Type
OP;
Fiscal Year
1975
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
OP 86-75
Issue of Publication
12
NIOSH Division
RERC;
Source Name
Environmental Sci. and Technol., V. 8, No. 12, November 1974, PP. 993-996
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