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Determination of Arsenic content in the Water and Blood samples of Ballia region using Hydride Generation Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Forensic Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, INDIA
  • 2Department of Forensic Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, INDIA
  • 3Head of Department, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, INDIA

Res. J. Forensic Sci., Volume 1, Issue (4), Pages 1-3, October,29 (2013)


In this research article the arsenic contents was determined using HGAAS. The water and blood samples were collected from Ballia region, the samples were prepared for testing with the help of HGAAS. Arsenic in drinking water is the major cause of Arsenic toxicity. Most of the reports highlighted chronic Arsenic toxicity in man increases. In contrast inorganic arsenic compound are kn own human carcinogens, based on sufficient evidence of carcinogenicity in human. From view point of health gastrointestinal effects, anemia, peripheral neuropathy, skin lesions, hyper pigmentation, and liver or kidney damage in humans. Inorganic arsenic ex posure in Human. By the inhalation has been shown to be strongly associated with lung cancer, while ingestion of inorganic arsenic in humans has been linked to a form of skin cancer and also to bladder, liver, and lung cancer. Hydride generation atomic abs orption spectrometry (HGAAS) is highly specific technique, which is widely used for trace metal analysis, This HGAAS is stable, easy to operate and produces sufficient atomization to enable good sensitivity and freedom from much inter element interference is a very valid option for elemental analysis, with the help of this technique, it can be analyzed.


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