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      <Volume-Issue>Volume 15, Issue 01,2023 </Volume-Issue>
      <ArticleType>P'Ceutical Chemistry</ArticleType>
      <ArticleTitle>Development and validation of simple UV-spectrophotometric method for the estimation of polystyrene plastic/microplastic</ArticleTitle>
          <FirstName>Ghanshyam Das</FirstName>
          <FirstName>Sant Kumar</FirstName>
      <Abstract>Polystyrene is a widely used plastic for household purposes or in industrial packaging. However, polystyrene can be categorized as a potent carcinogenic due to its monomer unit. Polystyrene comprises several styrene units that easily leach as styrene microplastics on contact with hot or fatty material. A ultraviolet (UV) spectrophotometer method has been developed for the determination of polystyrene. Polystyrene in an aqueous solution with tetrahydrofuran was estimated at a wavelength ranging from 200 to 300 nm. The __ampersandsignlambda;max of polystyrene was found to be 261.5 nm. The method was linear for the polystyrene concentration ranging from 20 to 120 __ampersandsignmu;g/mL. The limit of detection was founded to be 1.65 __ampersandsignmu;g/mL, and the limit of quantification was 5 __ampersandsignmu;g/mL. Interday and intraday precision were performed for the developed method, and the RSD was</Abstract>
      <Keywords>Microplastic, Polystyrene, Ultraviolet spectrophotometer method, White pollution</Keywords>
        <Abstract>https://isfcppharmaspire.com/ubijournal-v1copy/journals/abstract.php?article_id=14651&amp;title=Development and validation of simple UV-spectrophotometric method for the estimation of polystyrene plastic/microplastic</Abstract>
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