Determination of lead in flaked oil and water based paint

Kudirat Okunubi 39 PAGES (7430 WORDS) Project
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The Paint samples were gotten from old houses in areas of Ikorodu, Onipan, Lekki, Berger, Agbado-Ijaye, Lagos Island, Moremi and Makama hall (University of Lagos) and were digested using three different methods, which include

1) Nitric acid and per-chloric acid digestion

2) Nitric acid and hydrogen peroxide digestion

3) Dry ashing digestion using muffle furnace

    These methods were compared and was discovered that oil - based paints (gloss paints) has higher concentration of lead than water - based paints (emulsion paints).

    Lead is a very poisonous metal and should not be used in paints because of its harmful effect on human lives.

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APA

Kudirat, O (2019). Determination of lead in flaked oil and water based paint. Afribary.com: Retrieved February 16, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/determination-of-lead-in-flaked-oil-and-water-based-paint

MLA 8th

Okunubi, Kudirat. "Determination of lead in flaked oil and water based paint" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 05 Feb. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/determination-of-lead-in-flaked-oil-and-water-based-paint . Accessed 16 Feb. 2019.

MLA7

Okunubi, Kudirat. "Determination of lead in flaked oil and water based paint". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 05 Feb. 2019. Web. 16 Feb. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/determination-of-lead-in-flaked-oil-and-water-based-paint >.

Chicago

Okunubi, Kudirat. "Determination of lead in flaked oil and water based paint" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed February 16, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/determination-of-lead-in-flaked-oil-and-water-based-paint