Separation and Purification of Pharmaceutical Industrial Waste Water for Reuse by Techniques of Electro-Coagulation and Microbial Electrochemical Cell Lysis Process

  • Palani S School of Medicine, College of Medicine & Health Sciences, Jigjiga University, Jigjiga, Ethiopia
  • Chakkaravarthy C Sri Vijay Vidyalaya College of Pharmacy, Dharmapuri, India
  • Pavan Kumar P Sri Vijay Vidyalaya College of Pharmacy, Dharmapuri, India
  • Sathanandh S Sri Vijay Vidyalaya College of Pharmacy, Dharmapuri, India
  • Sathyamoorthy P Sri Vijay Vidyalaya College of Pharmacy, Dharmapuri, India


The Advancement of human living standards within the twenty-first century, the issues of worldwide global climate change, rapid population increase, and environmental pollution have grown increasingly critical. Human activities have put plenty of strain on the ecosystem. Water contamination is one amongst several environmental issues that has to be addressed immediately. The rise in water-related disorders provides a sensible estimate of the extent of environmental degradation. Humans can utilize it day by day. Water will be employed in a pharmaceutical laboratory or industry for the formulation, chemical synthesis, and cleaning, among other things. The ultimate wastewater in numerous pharmaceutical laboratories and industries is treated in a very sort of ways to get rid of effluent and pollutants. That water, on the opposite hand, are often used for gardening and planting. Compared to other traditional procedures like biological, physical, chemical, adsorption, and advanced oxidation processes, the mixture technique of Electro coagulation and Microbial Electro Cell lysis has high de-colorization efficiency, is economically attractive, and produces little sludge. Color, COD, BOD, turbidity, and metal ions are among the pollutants that will be far away from wastewater using the electro coagulation procedure. We are researching the processes of electro coagulation and microbial electro cell lysis in order to make a wastewater treatment system that is reusable and produces better outcomes. It is incredibly inexpensive and easy, with only some substances being utilized within the treatment and administration. We are considering the longer term when creating such a design.


Keywords: Laboratory waste water, Electro-coagulation, Microbial electro cell lysis, Electrodes


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Palani S, Chakkaravarthy C, Pavan Kumar P, Sathanandh S, and Sathyamoorthy P. “Separation and Purification of Pharmaceutical Industrial Waste Water for Reuse by Techniques of Electro-Coagulation and Microbial Electrochemical Cell Lysis Process”. Current Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol. 12, no. 1, Apr. 2022, pp. 19-27, doi:10.24092/CRPS.2022.120103.
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