A pilot scale evaluation of removal of mercury from pharmaceutical wastewater using granular activated carbon

Thimerosal (an organic mercury compound) is widely used in the pharmaceutical industry and hospitals. This study examines the removal of mercury (thimerosal and Hg(II)) from a pharmaceutical wastewater using F-400 granular activated carbon (GAC) at bench and pilot scales. Bench scale dynamic column...

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Journal Title: Water Research Vol. 36; no. 19; pp. 4725 - 4734
Authors: P. Cyr, E. Helmig, Rominder Suri
Format: Article
Published: Nov 2002
Subjects:
GAC
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