African Journal of
Pure and Applied Chemistry

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pure Appl. Chem.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0840
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPAC
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 357

Full Length Research Paper

Inhibitory action of Albizia zygia gum on mild steel corrosion in acid medium

Paul Ocheje Ameh
  • Paul Ocheje Ameh
  • Physical Chemistry Unit, Department of Chemistry, Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, P. M B. 3474, Kano State Nigeria.
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  •  Accepted: 30 January 2014
  •  Published: 28 February 2014


Abdallah M (2004). ''Guar Gum as Corrosion Inhibitor for Carbon Steel in Sulfuric Acid Solutions'' Portugaliae Electrochimica Acta 22:161-175.
Ameh PO, Eddy NO (2013). Commiphora pedunculata gum as a green inhibitor for the corrosion of aluminium alloy in 0.1 M HCl. Res. Chem. Intermediates. pp.1- 9.
Ameh PO, Magaji L, Salihu T (2012). ''Corrosion inhibition and adsorption behaviour for mild steel by Ficus glumosa gum in H2SO4 solution'' Afri. J. Pure Appl. Chem. 6(7):100-106.
Ashassi-Sorkhabi H, Nabavi-Amri SA (2002). Polarization and impedance methods in corrosion inhibition study of carbon steel by amines in petroleum_/water mixtures. Electrochim. Acta 47:2239-2244.
Eddy NO, Abechi SE, Ameh PO, Ebenso EE (2013b). GCMS, FTIR, SEM, Physiochemical and Rheological Studies on Albizia zygia Gum, Walailak J. Sci. Tech. 10(3):247-265.
Eddy NO, Ameh PO, Gimba CE, Ebenso EE (2011). ''GCMS studies on Anogessus leocarpus (AL) gum and their corrosion inhibition potentials for mild steel in 0.1 M HCl'' Intern. J. Electrochem. Sci. 6:5815-5829.
Eddy NO, Ameh PO, Gwarzo MY, Okop IJ, Dodo SN (2013a). Physicochemical Study and Corrosion Inhibition Potential of Ficus tricopoda for Aluminium in Acidic Medium Portugaliae Electrochimica Acta. 31(2):79-93.
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Fouda AS, Ellithy AS (2009). Inhibition effect of 4-phenylthiazole derivatives on corrosion of 304L stainless steel in HCl solution. Corros. Sci. 51:868-875.
Ladan M, Ameh PO, Eddy NO, Uzairu A, Siaka A, AHabib S, Ayuba AM, Gumel SM (2012). Ciprofloxacin as Corrosion Inhibitors for Mild Steel: Effects of Concentration and Temperature. Int. J. Mod. Chem. 2(2):64-73.
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Odiongenyi AO, Odoemelam SA, Eddy NO (2009). ''Corrosion inhibition and adsorption properties of ethanol extract of Vernonia amygdalina for the corrosion of mild steel in H2SO4'' Portugaliae Electrochimica Acta 27(1):33-45.
Ogoko EC, Odoemelam SA, Ita BI, Eddy NO (2009). ''Adsorption and inhibitive properties of clarithromycin for the corrosion of Zn in 0.01 to 0.05 M H2SO4'' Portugaliae Electrochimica. Acta 27(1):713-724.
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Petchiammal A, Deepa RP, Selvaraj S, Kalirajan K (2012). Corrosion Protection of Zinc in Natural Sea Water using Citrullus Vulgaris peel as an Inhibitor. Res. J. Chem. Sci. 2(4):24-34.
Umoren SA, Obot IB, Ebenso EE (2008). Corrosion inhibition of aluminium using exudate gum from Pacchylobus edulis in the presence of halide ions in HCl. Electr. J. Chem 5(2):355-364.