Electrochemical production and use of chlorinated oxidants for the treatment of wastewater contaminated by organic pollutants and disinfection

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In the last years, an increasing attention has been devoted to the use of electrogenerated chlorinated oxidants for the treatment of wastewater polluted by recalcitrant organics and/or for the disinfection of water contaminated by pathogen microorganisms. In this review, more recent and relevant findings were presented and critically discussed. The main advantages and disadvantages of this technique were commented, including the potential formation of toxic chlorinated organic specie and of chlorate and perchlorate or the difficult selection of proper operative parameters, as well as the key points that should be addressed to enhance the use on an applicative scale.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Numero di pagine7
RivistaCurrent Opinion in Electrochemistry
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Electrochemistry

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