Author(s): K. Veeravelan, S. Arivoli, J. Samu Solomon

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Address: K. Veeravelan1, S. Arivoli2*, J. Samu Solomon3
1,2PG and Research Department of Chemistry, Poompuhar College, (Affiliated to Bharathidasan University) Melaiyur-609 107, Tamilnadu, India.
3PG and Research Department of Chemistry, T.B.M.L College, (Affiliated to Bharathidasan University) Porayar-609 307, Tamilnadu, India.
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Published In:   Volume - 10,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2022

The adsorption characteristics study on the removal of therapeutic drug ibuprofen on the acid digested carbon of waste leather were analysed by varying the physico-chemical conditions. Effect of particle size, adsorbent dosage, pH, temperature, initial concentration of adsorbate and contact time were analysed carefully by batch mode. The minimum particle size gives maximum number of surface area and adsorbed more, 91.25% for 0-63 micron. Acidic pH ranges were desirable for the adsorption of ibuprofen on this ADCL. But different adsorbates preferred different acidic pH ranges of pH from 1 – 6. Above pH 6 precipitations of drugs takes place. In this case at pH 5, 93.1% of adsorption takes place. The percentage of adsorption of ibuprofen is directly proportional to the adsorbent dosage and contact time and inversely proportional to the initial concentration of the adsorbate were found out from this study. Order of this adsorption is pseudo second order kinetics and it belongs to the physisorption, because of no chemical bond formation between the adsorbent and adsorbate. The fruendlich and Langmuir isotherm model is fit for these studies. The thermodynamic study reveals the negative ∆Go and positive ∆Ho and ∆So values concluded that this adsorption is spontaneous, feasible and physical in nature respectively. The spectral evidence from the FT-IR, SEM and XRD are in favour of above experimental results.

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K. Veeravelan, S. Arivoli, J. Samu Solomon. Adsorption characteristics study on The Removal of therapeutic drug Ibuprofen pollution on The Acid digested carbon of waste Leathers. International Journal of Reviews and Research in Social Sciences. 2022; 10(3):119-8.

K. Veeravelan, S. Arivoli, J. Samu Solomon. Adsorption characteristics study on The Removal of therapeutic drug Ibuprofen pollution on The Acid digested carbon of waste Leathers. International Journal of Reviews and Research in Social Sciences. 2022; 10(3):119-8.   Available on:

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