Synthesis and Evaluation of Nano Zeolite Na/Al as a New Modifier for Electrochemical Determination of Acetaminophen

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1 Department of Chemistry, Payame Noor University, Tehran 19395-4697, Iran

2 Pharmaceutics Research Center, Institute of Neuropharmacology, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran


In this study, a new Zeolite Al/Na (ZAN) was synthesized and characterized and then a new modified Carbon Paste Electrode with ZAN was made to determine Acetaminophen. Electrochemical studies using Linear Sweep Voltammetry and differential pulse voltammetry were used to determine electrochemical  Acetaminophen . In the presence of Acetaminophen , modified electrode with ZAN shows a specific anodic peak at ~ 0.59 volts which is the result of using electrocatalytic oxidation of  Acetaminophen . The determination limit of this method to measure  Acetaminophen was 5.8 µM, the relative standard deviation for 7 repeated measurements was 1.1 % and linear range of the calibration to measure  Acetaminophen was 10 up to 115 µM . for the characterization of ZAN nanostructures we used SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy), DLS (Dynamic Light Scattering) and FT-IR (Fourier-Transform Infrared spectroscopy).


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