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A prototype point-of-use assay for measuring heavy metal contamination in water using time as a quantitative readout

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This Communication describes a prototype quantitative paper-based assay that simultaneously measures the levels of Pb2+ and Hg2+ in water. The assay requires only measurements of time to yield a quantitative readout, and the results are independent of sample volume, humidity, and sample viscosity.

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The article was received on 07 Oct 2013, accepted on 19 Nov 2013 and first published on 20 Nov 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47698G
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 5352-5354
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    A prototype point-of-use assay for measuring heavy metal contamination in water using time as a quantitative readout

    G. G. Lewis, J. S. Robbins and S. T. Phillips, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 5352
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47698G

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