SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1960

D 1783 - 60 T Tentative Methods of Test for Phenolic Compounds in Industrial Water and Industrial Waste Water


(a) These methods cover preparation of the sample and determination of the concentration of phenolic compounds in industrial water and industrial waste water. Phenolic compounds with a substituent in the para position usually do not produce color with 4-aminoantipyrine. However, para substituents of the phenol such as a carboxyl, halogen, hydroxyl, methoxyl or sulfonic acid group, are expelled. Such phenolic compounds produce color with 4-aminoantipyrine. (b) The methods are divided according to specific application as follows:

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Pages: 587–587F
DOI: 10.1520/STP48583S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-8099-4
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-6884-8