• Amperometric titration of copper with ammonium dithiocarbamate and its determination in the presence of cadmium and mercury

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      Copper; ammonium dithiocarbamate; ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid; rotating platinum electrode; amperometry

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      Ammonium dithiocarbamate has been standardized with EDTA solution and its use for the estimation of milligram quantities of copper has been reported. Copper is titrated at +0.2 V vs SCE in ammonium tartrate-potassium nitrateammonia buffer using the rotating platinum micro-electrode. Copper has also been estimated in binary solutions with cadmium and mercury. The accuracy of the procedure is comparable to that obtained with other classical methods.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      R Chatterjee1 D Guha2 S S Chatterjee1

      1. Physical Research Wing, The Fertilizer (Planning and Development) India Limited, Sindri - 828 122, India
      2. Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad - 826 004, India
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  • Journal of Chemical Sciences | News

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