Application of Magnetic Nanoparticles for Removal of Pesticides from Environmental Samples Prior to Instrumental Analysis

  • Kamlesh Shrivas
  • Sanyukta Patel
  • Pathik Maji
  • Deepak Sinha
Part of the Nanotechnology in the Life Sciences book series (NALIS)


Magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) are a special class of functional materials which can be manipulated using magnetic fields. Such particles commonly consist of a magnetic material (iron, nickel, and cobalt) and a functionalized chemical component. MNPs are superparamagnetic because of their nanoscale size, offering great potentials in their bare form or coated with a surface coating and functional groups. Magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) are of great interest in modern research for various environmental remedies including a wide range of other disciplines. It is a challenging task to synthesize novel MNPs with unique physical, chemical, and electrical properties for application use for separation and analysis of chemical substances. Here, we describe the different synthesis methods such as coprecipitation, thermal decomposition, hydrothermal method, microemulsion, sonochemical processing, sol-gel method, and electrochemical method for preparation of functionalized MNPs. Finally, the mechanism of separation and its application for analysis of pesticides from various samples using UV-Vis, high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), gas chromatography (GC), HPLC-mass spectrometry (MS) and GC-MS, and electroanalytical techniques are also reported.


Magnetic nanoparticles Pesticides Extractions Analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kamlesh Shrivas
    • 1
  • Sanyukta Patel
    • 2
  • Pathik Maji
    • 3
  • Deepak Sinha
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Studies in ChemistryPt. Ravishankar Shukla UniversityRaipurIndia
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryGovernment Nagarjuna Post Graduate College of ScienceRaipurIndia
  3. 3.Department of ChemistryGuru Ghasidas VishwavidyalayaBilaspurIndia

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