Chemical Properties of Co(II) Compound Containing Endocrine Disrupter, Bis-Phenol A

  • Park, Chil-Nam (Dept. of Chemistry, Chosun University)
  • Published : 2002.02.01


The chemical behavior and properties on the redox state of environmental pollutant has been investigated by electrochemical methods. We carried out to measure the variations in the redox reaction of differential pulse polarogram and cyclic voltammogram. The results observed the influences on redox potential and current of various factors with temperature and pH. These were established factors as the effect of the redox reaction. It can be clearly recognized that the electrode reaction are from qusi-reversible to irreversible processes. Also, it was mixing with reaction current controlled. The bits-phenol A in the waste water was made to compound with cobalt ion and it take away from the separation into compound. The $Co(BPA)_2$ compound was not found to be dissociation in waste water. However, this compound is avery unstable(K=1.02) and for a while, it was to be a dissociation. Therefore, we believed that it was likely to a toxic substance.


differential pulse polarography;cyclic voltammetry;charge transfer;reversible;potential;reaction control;cathodic;anodic;diffusion control


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