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Title: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons analyzed in drinking water collected on four sites in Lebanon
Authors: Hamad, Berna
Hassan, Inas EL
Tabcheh, Mohamad
Nakat, Hanna El 
Allouch, Ahmad
Affiliations: Department of Chemistry 
Keywords: Extraction methods
Drinking water
Subjects: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Issue Date: 2018
Part of: Journal of chemical and environmental sciences
Volume: 6
Issue: 5
Start page: 30
End page: 36
Water pollution by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) is one of the most critical problems causing environmentaldegradation and the human health standards declination. This is due to the carcinogen, mutagen and toxiccharacteristic of such hydrocarbons. In this study, the implementation of HPLC, following liquid-liquid extraction, hasproven to be a sensitive and a selective analytical method that allows the detection, with UV detector, and thequantification of these compounds in four samples of Lebanese drinking water (Akkar, Tripoli, Kefraya and Beirut).
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Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Department of Chemistry

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