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Revista de la Sociedad Química del Perú

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GAMARRA-GUERE, Carlos  and  LA ROSA-TORO GOMEZ, Adolfo. Discoloration of methyl orange by Fenton process. Rev. Soc. Quím. Perú [online]. 2014, vol.80, n.1, pp.24-34. ISSN 1810-634X.

In Peru only treat 29.1% of urban domestic wastewater is performed. This treatment is carried out at 143 industries, pouring the rest into rivers, lakes and the sea, so it is necessary to give more importance to the management of water resources. The textile industry, which uses large amounts of dye pigments not properly treat their effluents, being part of the problem. The Fenton process is an alternative for the treatment of effluents from the dyeing process, the most important pollutant azo compounds. The Fenton process provides the ability to reuse and / or recycle water with high efficiency (86%) in a few minutes.

Keywords : Fenton; discoloration; oxidation; environmental remediation.

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