EDTA functionalized magnetic nanoparticle sorbents for cadmium and lead contaminated water treatment.

Abstract

Cadmium (Cd(2+)) and lead (Pb(2+)) are toxic to human beings and other organisms, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has classified both as probable human carcinogens. In this study, a regenerable magnetic ligand particle (Mag-Ligand) which includes a metal-binding organic ligand (EDTA) attached to an iron oxide nanoparticle was developed… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2015.05.011

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