Solubility of Benzo[a]pyrene and Organic Matter of Soil in Subcritical Water

Svetlana Sushkova, Tatiana Minkina, Saglara Mandzhieva, Irina Tjurina, Olga Bolotova, Galina Vasilyeva, Palma Orlović-Leko, Tatiana Varduni, Rıdvan Kızılkaya
2015 Croatica Chemica Acta  
A dynamic subcritical water extraction method of benzo[a]pyrene from soils is under consideration. The optimum conditions for benzo[a]pyrene extraction from soil are described including the soil treatment by subcritical water at 250 °C and 100 atm for 30 min. The effectiveness of developed method was determined using the matrix spiking recovery technique. A comparative analysis was made to evaluate the results of benzo[a]pyrene extraction from soils using the subcritical water and organic
more » ... r and organic solvents. The advantages of the subcritical water extraction involve the use of ecologically friendly solvent, a shorter time for the analysis and a higher amount of benzo[a]pyrene extracted from soil (96 %). The influence of subcritical water extraction on soil properties was measured the investigation of the processes occurring within soil under the influence the high temperature and pressure. Under appropriate conditions of the experiment there is the destruction of the soil organic matter while the composition of the soil mineral fraction remains practically unchanged.
doi:10.5562/cca2640 fatcat:4z3dxc25tbeotpgc42pww7wfru