Table 2 Comparison of the uptake capacity of CS for dyes with other reported materials

From: Adsorption of tartrazine and sunset yellow anionic dyes onto activated carbon derived from cassava sievate biomass

Adsorbent Dye Qe (mg/g) References
Bottom ash Tartrazine 1.01 × 10–5 Mittal et al. (2006)
De-oiled soya Tartrazine 2.12 × 10–5 Mittal et al. (2006)
Hen feather Tartrazine 6.4 × 10–5 Mittal et al. (2007)
Soil (Romanian) Tartrazine 1.82 Caliman et al. (2009)
Sawdust Tartrazine 4.71 Banerjee and Chattopadhyaya (2017)
Chitin Tartrazine 30 Dotto et al. (2012)
Soil (Nigerian) Tartrazine 83.33 Dawodu and Akpomie (2016)
Plant-derived activated carbon (AC) Tartrazine 46.37 Torres-Perez et al. (2018)
Cassava sievate biomass Tartrazine 20.83 This study
Cassava sievate biomass Sunset yellow 0.091 This study
Amberlite Sunset yellow 130.6 Wawrzkiewicz (2011)
Mangrove bark Sunset yellow 12.72 Seey and Kassim (2012)
Ag nanoparticle loaded AC Sunset yellow 37.04 Ghaedi (2012)
Rhizopus arrhizus biomass Sunset yellow 59.9 Salvi and Chattopadhyay (2016)
Alligator weed AC Sunset yellow 132 Konga et al. (2017)