SQUARE WAVE ADSORPTIVE STRIPPING VOLTAMMETRIC DETERMINATION OF CYROMAZINE INSECTICIDE WITH MULTI-WALLED CARBON NANOTUBE PASTE ELECTRODE


Mercan H., İNAM R. , Aboul-Enein H. Y.

ANALYTICAL LETTERS, vol.44, no.8, pp.1392-1404, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00032719.2010.512684
  • Title of Journal : ANALYTICAL LETTERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1392-1404

Abstract

The electrochemical behavior of cyromazine (N-cyclopropyl-1,3,5-triazine-2,4,6 triamine) insecticide has been studied at newly prepared multi-wall carbon nanotubes paste electrodes using square wave stripping voltammetry. The cyromazine was accumulated at 0.0 mV [vs. Ag/AgCl (3M NaCl)] and a well-defined anodic peak obtained at +1110 mV in 0.1 M H2SO4. The cyclic voltammetric measurements showed an irreversible nature of oxidation wave in the range of scan rates comprised between 500 and 4000 mV s(-1). The calibration curve obtained from square wave stripping voltammetry was linear in the range 0.41 to 83.30 mu g/mL with a detection limit of 0.12 mu g/mL. The method was applied to the direct determination of cyromazine in natural water samples. Recoveries calculated for river and tap water samples spiked with 10.0 mu g/mL level were 101.5 +/- 1.9% and 100.6 +/- 2.3% at 95% confidence level, respectively. The method was extended to the determination of cyromazine in agrochemical formulation Trigard (R) with a recovery of 100.49% and accuracy was in agreement with that obtained by HPLC comparison method. Influences of some interfering ions and pesticides were also investigated.