Adsorptive stripping voltammetric determination of trace amounts of lead in environmental water samples with complicated matrix
Faculty of Chemistry, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, M. C. Sklodowska sq. 3, 20-031 Lublin, Poland
A sensitive, simple and fast adsorptive stripping voltammetric procedure for trace determination of lead in environmental water samples has been developed. The method is based on adsorptive accumulation of the Pb(II)-cupferron complex onto a hanging mercury drop electrode, followed by the reduction of the adsorbed species by a voltammetric scan using differential pulse modulation. The interference from surface active substances was eliminated by adsorption of interferents onto an Amberlite XAD-16 resin. Optimumconditions for removing the surfactants by mixing the analysed sample with resin were evaluated. The accuracy of the method was tested by analyzing certified reference material (SPS-WW1 Waste Water).
Key words: Pb (II) / Adsorptive stripping voltammetry / Surface active substances / Environmental waters
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