Impact of stabilizer on the environmental behavior of PVC films reinforced 1,2,4-triazole moiety

  • Emad YousifEmail author
  • Dina S. Ahmed
  • Ahmed Ahmed
  • Mustafa Abdallh
  • Rahimi M. Yusop
  • Salam A. Mohammed
Research Article


A new Schiff base containing 1,2,4-triazole ring system (L) was synthesized and confirmed by 1HNMR, FTIR spectroscopy. The chemical modification of PVC with a new Schiff base (L) was synthesized to produce a homogenous blend (PVC-L). A homogenous blend (PVC-L) was added to copper chloride to produce PVC-L-Cu (II). The PVC films had been irradiated with ultraviolet light for a long period and confirmed by FTIR spectroscopy and weight loss; the surface morphology was inspected by scanning electron microscopy.


PVC Films 1,2,4-triazole UV-radiation Surface modification 



The authors would like to extend their appreciation to the Al-Nahrain University, Al-Mansour University College, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, and the University of Nizwa for continued support.

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, College of ScienceAl-Nahrain UniversityBaghdadIraq
  2. 2.Department of Medical Instrumentation EngineeringAl-Mansour University CollegeBaghdadIraq
  3. 3.School of Chemical Science and Food Technology, Faculty of Science and TechnologyUniversity Kebangsaan MalaysiaBangiMalaysia
  4. 4.Department of Chemical and Petrochemical Engineering, College of Engineering and ArchitectureUniversity of NizwaNizwaSultanate of Oman

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