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Bayburdov T. А., Shmakov S. L. Regulation of the Physicochemical Properties of Acrylic Copolymers by Graft Polymerization onto Cellulose and Starch. Izvestiya of Saratov University. New series. Series: Chemistry. Biology. Ecology, 2020, vol. 20, iss. 2, pp. 178-188. DOI:


Regulation of the Physicochemical Properties of Acrylic Copolymers by Graft Polymerization onto Cellulose and Starch


Scientific literature in English from 2010 to 2019, devoted to the problem of the development of sorbents based on polymeric materials, intended for collecting spilled oil and oil products from the surface of reservoirs, was scanned and analyzed. Three most numerous classes of polymeric sorbent materials (cellulosic materials, acrylate copolymers and synthetic rubbers) were identified, and the oil sorbents proposed are characterized. Prospects of using sorbents of these classes for cleaning up the surface of reservoirs from oil spills were discussed.


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