Flow Injection Analysis of Hydrogen Peroxide with Peroxyoxalate Chemiluminescence Detection

  • Lazgin A. Jamil University of Zakho
  • Azad T. Faizullah Salahaddin University-Erbil
  • Parween H. Saleem University of Duhok
Keywords: Peroxyoxalate Chemiluminescence, Flow Injection Analysis, Hydrogen Peroxide, Di (N-Succinimidyl) oxalate


This study reports a new, rapid and sensitive flow injection analysis (FIA) with peroxyoxalate chemiluminescence detection (PO-CL) for determination of hydrogen peroxide through merging zone principle. Di (N-Succinimidyl) oxalate was applied for the first time as peroxyoxalate chemiluminescence reagent. The CL was produced by the oxidation of Di (N-Succinimidyl) oxalate by hydrogen peroxide in the presence of a fluorescent compound, (9, 10 Bis phenyl ethynyl anthracene) and imidazole as a catalyst. Various parameters associated with this flow system were studied and essential optimizations were carried out. Calibration graph was constructed for determination of hydrogen peroxide in the range (0.02-0.34 mol.L–1) with correlation coefficient (R2) (0.982).The method was applied successfully for the determination of hydrogen peroxide in commercial pharmaceutical products and in tap water.

Author Biographies

Lazgin A. Jamil, University of Zakho

Dept. of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zakho, Zakho, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Azad T. Faizullah, Salahaddin University-Erbil

Dept. of Chemistry, College of Science, Salahaddin University, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Parween H. Saleem, University of Duhok

Dept. of Chemistry, College of Science, University of Duhok, Duhok, Kurdistan Region, Iraq


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How to Cite
Jamil, L., Faizullah, A., & Saleem, P. (2017). Flow Injection Analysis of Hydrogen Peroxide with Peroxyoxalate Chemiluminescence Detection. Science Journal of University of Zakho, 5(1), 88-92. https://doi.org/10.25271/2017.5.1.307
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