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Application of Toxicity Identification Evaluation Procedures for Toxic Effluents from the Aluminum Rolling Industry
알루미늄 가공 공장 배출 방류수의 독성 원인물질 탐색
- Ra, Jin-Sung (Eco-testing & Risk Assessment Center, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology) ;
- Lee, Jiho (National Institute of Chemical Safety) ;
- Kim, Ki-Tae (Department of Environmental Engineering, Seoul National University of Science and Technology)
- Received : 2015.08.10
- Accepted : 2015.10.15
- Published : 2015.10.28
Objectives: The objective of this study is to identify toxicants causing acute toxicity in effluents from the aluminum rolling industry that violate the discharge limits in Korea. Methods: Whole effluent toxicity tests (WET) were conducted on effluent discharged from the aluminum rolling industry following the US EPA WET test methods. We collected effluent samples three times and evaluated acute toxicity by using Daphnia magna. We employed toxicity identification evaluation (TIE) procedures to identify toxicants causing toxicity in the effluent. Results: No specific chemical groups were identified in the seven different manipulations applied to the of wastewater effluent samples showing 1.3 toxic units (TU) according to the TIE phase I procedures. Water quality parameters for water hardness, electric conductivity and heavy metals (Mn) were 4,322 mg/l as
Supported by : 서울과학기술대학교
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