Table 1

Comparison of some host-supported NMOs for heavy metal removal
NMOs Host substrate Pb(II) Zn(II) Cd(II) Hg(II) Reference
(mg g−1) (mg g−1) (mg g−1)
MnO2 Crushed brick 0.030 mg g−1 - - - [27]
MnO2 Sand 0.029 mg g−1 - - - [27]
MnO2 Zeolite 0.35 mmol g−1 - - - [28]
- Diatomite 99.0 mg g−1 - - - [29]
ZnO Activated carbon 100% - - - [30]
CaTiO2 Al2O3 124 mg g−1 13.86 8.58 - [31]
Fe2O3 - 218.53 mg g−1 - 212 344.8 [32]
Goethite Sand 0.702 mg g−1 - - - [33]
- Sand 1.21 mg g−1 - - - [34]
Fe2O3 Municipal sewage sludge 42.4 mg g−1 - - - [35]
Fe3O4 - - - - 227 [36]
ZnO - - 357 384 714 [16]
Fe2O3 - 176.33 mg g−1 16.97 - 303.0 [37]
ZnO Carbon fiber 245.07 mg g−1 - - - This work

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