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Removal of Diazinon from aqueous solution by electrocoagulation process using aluminum electrodes

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Electrocoagulation (EC) is an electrochemical method to treat polluted wastewaters and aqueous solutions. In this paper, the removal of Diazinon was studied by EC on aluminum electrode. The effect of several parameters such as initial concentration of Diazinon, current density, solution conductivity, effect of pH, and electrolysis time were investigated on EC performance. The obtained results showed that the removal efficiency of EC depends on the current density, initial concentration of Diazinon and electrolysis time. The optimum pH is 3 and also the solution conductivity has no significant effect on removal efficiency.

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Amooey, A.A., Ghasemi, S., Mirsoleimani-azizi, S.M. et al. Removal of Diazinon from aqueous solution by electrocoagulation process using aluminum electrodes. Korean J. Chem. Eng. 31, 1016–1020 (2014).

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