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A study of Accuracy of Multicomponent analysis of Phenol and cyanide in their binary Solution by Colorimetric Method

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttrakhand, INDIA

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 4, Issue (7), Pages 30-35, July,18 (2014)


The present work delineates the accuracy of colorimetric method for the determination of phenol and cyanide in their binary solution. The effect of phenol on cyanide estimation and vice versa has been studied by estimating a known concentration of each pollutant in solutions with different concentration ratios of both phenol and cyanide. Aliquots prepared with constant concentration of one component and varying concentration of the other component were analyzed for the impact studies of both the components on each other. Error calculations were also carried out for estimation of both components in their individual solutions as well as in their binary solutions. Studies of bond formations between components and components with their coloring agents were carried out. The study of effect of coloring agents on the absorbance and corresponding wavelengths were also carried out.


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