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Dechlorination of TCE with palladized iron

United States Patent

5,759,389
June 2, 1998
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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 effluents containing the same. The use of palladized iron bimetallic system results in the dechlorination of the chlorinated organic compound into environmentally safe reaction products. The present invention also provides kits, devices, and other instruments that use the above-mentioned palladized iron bimetallic system for the dechlorination of chlorinated organic compounds.
Fernando; Quintus (Tucson, AZ), Muftikian; Rosy (Tucson, AZ), Korte; Nic (Grand Junction, CO)
Research Corporation Technologies, Inc. (Tucson, AZ)
08/ 563,508
November 28, 1995
The present subject matter was supported by a grant from the Department of Energy, Grant Nos. DE-AC05-84OR21400 and DE-AC05-760R00001.