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Patent Detail: Dechlorination of TCE with Palladized Iron

Patent Detail

Superfund Research Program

Dechlorination of TCE with Palladized Iron

Number: 5,616,253
Year: 1997
Patent Status: Issued
Authors: Fernando, Q., R. Muftikian, N.E. Korte

The present invention relates to various methods, such as an above-ground method and an in-ground method, of using a palladized iron bimetallic system for the dechlorination of chlorinated organic compounds from various effluents or contaminated soil containing the same. The use of palladized iron bimetallic system results in the dechlorination of the chlorinated organic compound into environmentally safe reaction products.

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