Special Issue on Efficiency Optimization of Pharmaceutical Effluent Treatment

Submission Deadline: Feb. 20, 2020

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  • Lead Guest Editor
    • Iloamaeke Ifeoma Maryjane
      Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
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    • Egwuatu Chinyelum Ijeamaka
      Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
    • Onwumelu Harry Alphonsus
      Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
    • ImaObong Udousoro
      Department of Chemistry, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
    • Nwakife Nkechi
      Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
    • Juliet Dodo
      Department of Chemistry, University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria
    • Okonkwo N.
      Department of Chemistry, Abia State University, Abia, Nigeria
    • Nkoli Mgbemena
      Department of Industrial Chemistry, Michael Okpara University, Okigwe, Nigeria
    • Omuku Patrick
      Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
    • Udeozo Ifeoma
      Department of Industrial Chemistry, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, Nigeria
  • Introduction

    As the horizon of industrialization is expanding likewise the pollution that emerges from these industries. Pharmaceutical company is one of the major industries that make use of chemicals in the manufacturing process. Sometimes the effluent that is disposed end up in our rivers, lake, and dam and even on our lands. This effluent may contains high chemical oxygen demand, biological oxygen demand, phosphate, nitrate, chloride, total dissolve solids, total suspended solid, turbidity, colour and heavy metals. These pose a great risk to aquatic organism, man and the soil because of these pollutants liberated from this effluent. The conventional coagulants that is used are made of up of inorganic and synthetic chemicals which are creating more pollution instead of solving them. This research attempts to bring succor to our problem of pollution and the possible way of optimizing the process parameters using Response surface methodology by Box Behnken design coupled with statistical analysis of variance.
    Aims and Scope:
    To treat pharmaceutical effluent with the seed skin of Treculia Africans and optimize the colour removal efficiency through process parameters such time, pH and coagulant dosage.
    1. Pharmaceutical
    2. Effluent
    3. Optimization
    4. Treculia africans
    5. Coagulant
    6. Response surface methodology

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