A new method for the extraction of Hg(II) with thioethylacetoacetate into chloroform

  • S. Z. Khan
  • Z. R. Turel
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Abstract

A rapid method for the solvent extraction of Hg(II) into chloroform has been developed, employing thioethylacetoacetate (HETAcAc) as a extracting agent. The extraction of Hg(II) was better than 99% over the pH range 0.3 to 7.3. The extraction equilibrium was reached within 2 min. The effect of various parameters such as anions and cations, solvent effect, etc., on the extraction coefficient has been studied. The stoichiometry metal: reagent was determined by the method of substoichiometric extraction and was found to be 1∶4.

Keywords

Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Chloroform Solvent Extraction Solvent Effect 

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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Z. Khan
    • 1
  • Z. R. Turel
    • 1
  1. 1.Nuclear Chemistry DivisionThe Institute of ScienceBombay(India)

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