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Fenton's reagent for the rapid and efficient isolation of microplastics from wastewater

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Abstract

Fenton's reagent was used to isolate microplastics from organic-rich wastewater. The catalytic reaction did not affect microplastic chemistry or size, enabling its use as a pre-treatment method for focal plane array-based micro-FT-IR imaging. Compared with previously described microplastic treatment methods, Fenton's reagent offers a considerable reduction in sample preparation times.

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Submitted
02 Nov 2016
Accepted
02 Dec 2016
First published
02 Dec 2016

This article is Open Access

Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 372-375
Article type
Communication

Fenton's reagent for the rapid and efficient isolation of microplastics from wastewater

A. S. Tagg, J. P. Harrison, Y. Ju-Nam, M. Sapp, E. L. Bradley, C. J. Sinclair and J. J. Ojeda, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 372
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08798A

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