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Catalytic ozonation of metolachlor under continuous operation using nanocarbon materials grown on a ceramic monolith.
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PMID:  23009793     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The catalytic ozonation of the herbicide metolachlor (MTLC) was tested using carbon nanomaterials as catalysts. Multiwalled carbon nanotubes were used in semi-batch experiments and carbon nanofibres grown on a honeycomb cordierite monolith were tested in continuous experiments. The application of the carbon catalyst was shown to improve the mineralization degree of MTLC and to decrease the toxicity of the solution subject to ozonation. Degradation by-products were also followed in order to compare the two processes. The application of the carbon coated monolith to the continuous ozonation process was shown to have potential as it improved the TOC removal from 5% to 35% and decreased the inhibition of luminescent activity of Vibrio Fischeri from 25% to 12%.
J Restivo; J J M Orfão; S Armenise; E Garcia-Bordejé; M F R Pereira
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of hazardous materials     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-3336     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Hazard. Mater.     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
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Created Date:  2012-9-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9422688     Medline TA:  J Hazard Mater     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Laboratório de Catálise e Materiais (LCM), Laboratório Associado LSRE/LCM, Departamento de Engenharia Química, Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal. Electronic address:
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