Biosorption of Bromo-based Dyes from Wastewater Using Low-Cost Adsorbents: A Review

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Ebenezer Olujimi Dada
Ilesanmi Ademola Ojo
Abass Olanrewaju Alade
Tinuade Jolaade Afolabi
Monsurat Omolola Jimoh
Monsuru Olatunji Dauda


The dyes in the effluents discharged into water bodies, aimlessly, are displeasing aesthetically and pose hazards to aquatic communities. The use of adsorption process has been adopted for effective treatment of wastewater containing dyes. The removal of Bromophenol blue (BPB), Bromocresol green (BCG), Bromocresol purple (BCP), and Bromothymol blue (BTB) dyes (a family of triarylmethane dyes) through adsorption process using several cheaply available non-conventional agricultural-waste based adsorbents was reviewed in this report. The gaps in the treatment trend further indicate the prospect of adapting various lignocellulose and other biogenic materials for the removal of Bromo-based dyes from wastewater.

Bromophenol, bromocresol, bromothymol, wastewater treatment.

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Dada, E. O., Ojo, I. A., Alade, A. O., Afolabi, T. J., Jimoh, M. O., & Dauda, M. O. (2020). Biosorption of Bromo-based Dyes from Wastewater Using Low-Cost Adsorbents: A Review. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 26(8), 34-56.
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