Table 1: Physical properties of the macroporous resins used.

NameParticle diameter (mm)Surface area Average pore diameter (nm)Polarity

AB-80.3–1.25480–520130–140Weak -polar
HPD1000.3–1.2650–70085–90Nonpolar
HPD4500.25–0.84500–55090–110Mid-polar
HPD6000.3–1.2550–60075–110Polar
D1000.315–0.9500–600100–150Nonpolar
D1010.25–0.84500–55090–100Nonpolar
D1410.315–0.9500–60080–110Weak-polar
D1600.315–0.9500–600100–150Polar