Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-TE-00003063
Title: Assessment of fluoride concentration in Palar River in Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, India
Category: Toxicity evaluation
Section: Research Article
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    Back ground: River Palar is one of the most contaminated rivers of India due to various industries. Aim:To study the fluoride concentration in the Pallar river. Four river water samples were collected during the pre-monsoon season spanning over June 2015. Methodology: Fluoride levels were analyzed by standardized analytical method by the Chief Water Analyst, State Level Water Testing Laboratory, Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board, Government of Tamil Nadu, Chennai (ISO 9001–2000 - Certified). Result: In the present study, fluoride contents in all samples ranged between 0.18 and 0.22 mg/l, which are less than the optimum range of 1.5 mg/l, as recommended by the WHO.

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    R. Pradeep Kumar1 *, R. Priya1 , Lakshmi Thangavelu2

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    1 Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Pharmacology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. R. Pradeep Kumar, Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, India.

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    R. Pradeep Kumar1 *, R. Priya1 , Lakshmi Thangavelu2

    Title:Assessment of fluoride concentration in Palar River in Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, India
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (January)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (67-68)
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    Methodology:Palar River, Water quality,standardized analytical method
    Research Materials: Fluoride

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Fluoride Palar River Water quality

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