Catalytic Oxidation Process for the Degradation of Synthetic Dyes: An Overview
AbstractDyes are used in various industries as coloring agents. The discharge of dyes, specifically synthetic dyes, in wastewater represents a serious environmental problem and causes public health concerns. The implementation of regulations for wastewater discharge has forced research towards either the development of new processes or the improvement of available techniques to attain efficient degradation of dyes. Catalytic oxidation is one of the advanced oxidation processes (AOPs), based on the active radicals produced during the reaction in the presence of a catalyst. This paper reviews the problems of dyes and hydroxyl radical-based oxidation processes, including Fenton’s process, non-iron metal catalysts, and the application of thin metal catalyst-coated tubular reactors in detail. In addition, the sulfate radical-based catalytic oxidation technique has also been described. This study also includes the effects of various operating parameters such as pH, temperature, the concentration of the oxidant, the initial concentration of dyes, and reaction time on the catalytic decomposition of dyes. Moreover, this paper analyzes the recent studies on catalytic oxidation processes. From the present study, it can be concluded that catalytic oxidation processes are very active and environmentally friendly methods for dye removal. View Full-Text
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Javaid, R.; Qazi, U.Y. Catalytic Oxidation Process for the Degradation of Synthetic Dyes: An Overview. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2019, 16, 2066.
Javaid R, Qazi UY. Catalytic Oxidation Process for the Degradation of Synthetic Dyes: An Overview. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019; 16(11):2066.Chicago/Turabian Style
Javaid, Rahat; Qazi, Umair Y. 2019. "Catalytic Oxidation Process for the Degradation of Synthetic Dyes: An Overview." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 16, no. 11: 2066.
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