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Table 1 The solubility test (O.1% of activated carbon) in different solvents

From: Properties of natural adsorbent prepared from two local Sudanese agricultural wastes mango seeds and date's stones and their uses in removal of contamination from fluid nutrient

Solvents % of solubility of activated carbon prepared from MS % of solubility of activated carbon prepared from date’s stone AC Remarks
Distilled water 0.00 0.00 Insoluble
Potassium hydroxide (KOH) 4.69 4.70 Slightly soluble
Hydrochloric acid (HCl) 8.47 8.50 Moderate soluble
Chloroform 7.0 6.74 Slightly soluble
Benzene 11.40 11.40 Highly soluble
Ethanol 14.0 12.67 Highly soluble