Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2014, Page: 6-9
Vegetable Oils Extraction of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from an Algerian Quagmire
Berrabia Nadjet, Department of chemistry, University M’hamed Bougara of Boumerdes, Boumerdes, Algeria
Pemanos Yelda Bakoz, Depatment of Chemistry, College of Science, University of ZaKho, Kurdistan Rigion, Iraq
Gherbi Abdellah, Department of chemistry, University M’hamed Bougara of Boumerdes, Boumerdes, Algeria
Hamada Boudjema, Department of chemistry, University M’hamed Bougara of Boumerdes, Boumerdes, Algeria
Received: Feb. 2, 2014;       Published: Mar. 10, 2014
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajac.20140201.12      View  2730      Downloads  174
Abstract
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are carcinogenic substances which are resistant to environmental degradation due to their high hydrophobic nature. Soil contaminated with PAHs pose potential risks to human and ecological health, therefore concern over their adverse effects have resulted in extensive studies on their removal from contaminated soils. The main propose of this work was to extract this pollutants from two real quagmire samples from the region of Hassi Messaoud (Algeria), using three kinds of vegetable oils (Peanut oil, rapeseed oil, and coconut oil) which are naturals, cost effectives, and biodegradables extractors at two different temperatures (30 and 70 °C). Three PAHs that are representing of their present in contaminated quagmire were characterized using IR-FTIR and HPLC.
Keywords
PAHs, Extraction, Quagmire, Soil Rehabilitation
To cite this article
Berrabia Nadjet, Pemanos Yelda Bakoz, Gherbi Abdellah, Hamada Boudjema, Vegetable Oils Extraction of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from an Algerian Quagmire, American Journal of Applied Chemistry. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2014, pp. 6-9. doi: 10.11648/j.ajac.20140201.12
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