19 Sep 2017

Nnorom, I.C; Igwe

  1. Nnorom, I.C; Igwe, J.C; Oji-Nnorom, C.G (2005) Trace metal contents of facial (make-up) cosmetics commonly used in Nigeria. African Journal of Biotechnology 4 (10): 1133-1138, October, 2005. Available On-Line at http://www.academicjournals.org/ajb.
  2. Igwe, J.C; Nnorom, I.C; Gbaruko, B.C (2005) Kinetics of radionuclides and heavy metals behavior in soils: implications for plant growth. African Journal of Biotechnology 4 (13):1541-1547, December, 2005. http://www.academicjournals.org/ajb
  3. Nnorom, I.C; Osibanjo, O; Oji-Nnorom, C.G (2005) Cadmium determination in cigarettes available in Nigeria. African Journal of Biotechnology 4 (10): 1128-1132, October, 2005. http://www.academicjournals.org/ajb.
  4. Nnorom, I.C; Igwe, J.C; Ejimone, J.C (2005) Multi-element analysis of human scalp hair samples from three distant towns in southeastern Nigeria. African Journal of Biotechnology4 (10): 1124-1127, October, 2005. http://www.academicjournals.org/ajb.
  5. Nnorom, I.C; Osibanjo, O (2006) Estimation of consumption emissions of lead and cadmium from dry cell battery importation in Nigeria: 1980-1998. Journal of Applied Science 6 (7):1499-1505. http://www.ansijournals.com/jas.
  6. Nnorom, I.C; Osibanjo, O (2006) Determination of lead and cadmium contents of dry cell batteries available in Nigeria.Journal of Applied Science and Environmental Management10 (3): 37-41, September, 2006. http://www.bioline.org.br/ja.
  7. Nnorom, I.C; Osibanjo, O; Eleke, C. (2006) Evaluation of human exposure to lead and cadmium from some local Nigerian medicinal preparations. Journal of Applied Science 6 (14):2907-2911. http://www.ansijournals.com/jas.
  8. Nnorom, I.C; Osibanjo, O; Ogugua, K (2007) Trace heavy metal levels of some bouillon cubes , and food condiments readily consumed in Nigeria. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition6 (2):122-127. http://www.ansijournals.com/jas.
  9. Nnorom, I.C; Osibanjo, ONnorom S.O (2007) Achieving resource conservation in electronic waste management: a review of options available to developing countries. Journal of Applied Science7 (20):2918-2933. http://www.ansijournals.com/jas.
  10. Osibanjo, O; Nnorom, I.C (2007) Material flows of mobile phones and accessories in Nigeria: environmental implications and sound end-of-life management options. Environmental Impact Assessment Review28:198-213, September, 2007. Doi: 10.1016/J.Eiar.2007.06.002. Available online at com
  11. Osibanjo, O; Nnorom, I.C. (2007) The challenge of electronic waste (e-waste) management in developing countries. Waste Management & Research25:489-501, July, 2007. Doi: 10.1177/073424×07082028. (International Solid Waste Association, ISWA). Available online at com/journalsprodmansub.nav. Article Award: No. 1 on the list of The 50 Most-Frequently Read Articles in Waste Management and Research till June 2009 http://intl-wmr.sagepub.com/reports/mfr1.dtl
  12. Nnorom, I.C.; Osibanjo, O (2007) Electronic waste (e-waste): material flows and management practices in Nigeria.Waste Management28 (8): 1472-1479, September, 2007. Doi:10.1016/J.Wasman.2007.06.012. Available online at com
  13. Osibanjo, O; Eyanohonre, A. E; Nnorom, I.C; (2008) Heavy metals in alkaline and zinc-carbon dry cells as pollution indicators of spent batteries. European Journal of Scientific Research.20 (3):593-603, May, 2008. Available online at http://www.eurojournals.com/ejsr.htm.
  14. Nnorom, I.C; Osibanjo, O. (2008) Overview of electronic waste (e-waste) management practices and legislations, and their poor applications in the developing countries Resources Conservation and Recycling52:843-858, April, 2008. Doi:10.1016/J.Resconrec.2008.01.004. Available online at com. Article Award: No. 1 on the list of Top 25 Hottest Articles, April-June, 2008 (Science Direct TOP 25 Hottest Articles). http://top25.sciencedirect.com/subject/social-sciences/23/journal/resources-conservation-and-recycling/09213449/archive/18
  15. Osibanjo, O; Nnorom, I.C; Ogbonna, K.C. (2008) Modeling waste generation by the telecom sector in Nigeria: the grey side of the impressive outing. Waste Management and Research. 26: 317–326. Doi:10.1177/0734242×07085412. http://www.sagepub.com
  16. Nnorom, I.C; Osibanjo, O. (2008) Sound management of brominated flame retarded plastics from electronic wastes: state of the art and options in Nigeria. Resources Conservation and Recycling 52: 1362–1372, September, 2008. Doi:1016/J.Resconrec.2008.08.001. Available online at sciencedirect.comArticle Award: No. 22 on the list of Top 25 Hottest Articles, October-December, 2008 (Science Direct TOP 25 Hottest Articles). http://top25.sciencedirect.com/subject/energy/11/journal/resources-conservation-and-recycling/09213449/archive/20/
  17. Nnorom, I.C; Osibanjo, O (2009) Heavy metal characterization of waste portable rechargeable batteries used in mobile phones. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology6 (4), 641-650, September, 2009.
  18. Nnorom, I.C; Osibanjo, O (2009) Toxicity characterization of waste mobile phone plastic. Journal of Hazardous Materials 161:183-188, March, 2008. Doi:10.1016/J.Jhazmat.2008.03.067. Available online at com
  19. Nnorom, I.C; Ohakwe, J; Osibanjo O. (2009) Survey of willingness of residents to participate in electronic waste recycling in Nigeria- a case study of mobile phone recycling. Journal of Cleaner Production. 17 (8) 1629–1637, December, 2009. Doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2009.08.009. Available online at   comAward: No. 15 on the list of Top 25 Hottest Articles, October-December, 2009 (Science Direct TOP 25 Hottest Articles). http://top25.sciencedirect.com/subject/energy/11/journal/journal-of-cleaner-production/09596526/archive/24/
  20. Ohakwe, J, Chikezie, D.C. Nnorom, I. C. (2010). Factors affecting the willingness of students to adopt environmentally sustainable behavior at Abia State University, Nigeria. Environment and Ecology28 (2B): 1270-1275.
  21. Nwoko, C.O; Ogunyemi, S; Nkwocha, E.E; Nnorom, I.C (2010) Evaluation of phytotoxicity effect of palm oil mill effluent and cassava mill effluent on tomato (lycopersicum esculentum) after pretreatment options. International Journal of Environmental Science and Development1 (1): 67-72. April 2010. Available on-line at org
  22. Onwughara, N.I., Nnorom, I.C., Kanno, O.C., Chukwuma, R.C., 2010. Disposal methods and heavy metals released from certain electrical and electronic equipment wastes in nigeria: adoption of environmental sound recycling system. International Journal of Environmental Science and Development 1 (4), 290–297.
  23. Onwughara, N.I., Nnorom, I.C., Kanno, O.C.,(2010) Issues of roadside disposal habit of municipal solid waste, environmental impacts and implementation of sound management practices in developing country: Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental Science and Development 1, (5) 409-418.
  24. Nnorom, I.C; Osibanjo, O; Kanno, O; Onwughara N; Chukwuma, R.C (2010) Evaluation of heavy metal release from the disposal of waste computer monitors at an open dump. International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, 1, (3): 227-233, August 2010. Available on-line at http://www.ijesd.org/content.htm
  25. Nnorom, I.C; Osibanjo O. (2010) Overview of prospects in adopting remanufacturing of end-of-life electronic products in the developing countries. International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology, 1 (3): 328-338, August 2010. Available on-line at http://www.ijimt.org/
  26. Ohakwe, J; Nnorom, I.C; Iwueze, I.S (2011) Survey of attitude of residents towards environmental deterioration in Nigeria and factors influencing their willingness to participate in reducing the trend: a case study of waste management. Trends in Applied Sciences 6: 154-164. DOI:3923/tasr.2011.154.164URL:http://scialert.net/fulltext/?doi=tasr.2011.154.164&org=10
  27. Ohakwe, J, Nnorom, I. C.; Nwosu C (2011) statistical modelling of residents’ concerns towards solid waste management facility: a case study of three towns in Southeastern Nigeria. Continental J. Environmental Design and Management 1 (1): 9 – 21. Wilolud Journals, 2011 http://www.wiloludjournal.com
  28. Nnorom, I.C (2011) Lead and copper contents of the sclerotium of the mushroom Pleurotus tuber-regium (Osu): assessment of contribution to dietary intake in southeastern Nigeria. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry93(7), 1359-1367, August 2011. Available on-line at http://www.tandfonline.com/
  29. Nnorom, I.C; Osibanjo O; Ogwuegbu, M.O.C. (2011) Global disposal strategies for waste cathode ray tubes. Resources Conservation and Recycling 55 (3):275-290, January, 2011.DOI: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2010.10.007. com
  30. Nnorom, I.C (2011) Trace metals in cosmetic facial talcum powders marketed in Nigeria.Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry93 (6): 1135-1148, July 2011. Available on-line at http://www.tandfonline.com/
  31. Nnorom, I.C; Osibanjo O. (2011) Determination of metals in printed wiring boards of waste mobile phone.Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry93 (8): 1557-1571, September 2011. Available on-line at http://www.tandfonline.com/
  32. Igwe, C; Odo, E.O; Okereke, S.E; Asuqou, E.E; NnoromC; Okpareke, O.C. (2012) Levels of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Some Fish Samples from Mushin Area of Lagos, Nigeria: Effects of Smoking. Terrestrial and Aquatic Environmental Toxicology 6 (1) 30-35.
  33. Igwe J.C; Ihesilo P.O; NnoromC (2012) Trace element analysis of forage samples in Niger Delta of Nigeria. Journal of Chemical Society of Nigeria37 (2): 93-97.
  34. NnoromC; Jarzynska, G; Falandysz, J; Drewnowska, M; Okoye, I; Oji-Nnorom, C.G (2012) Occurrence and accumulation of mercury in two species of wild grown Pleurotus mushrooms from Southeastern Nigeria. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety84:78-83. Doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2012.06.024 (October 2012). ISSN:0147-6513
  35. Jarzyńska G, Chojnacka A, Dryżałowska A, NnoromIC, Falandysz J (2012) Concentrations and bioconcentration factors of minerals in Yellow-cracking Bolete (Xerocomussubtomentosus) mushroom collected in Noteć Forest, Journal ofFoodScience77 (9):H202-H206. doi: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2012.02876.x.
  36. Okoronkwo, N.E; Igwe, J.C; Nnorom, I.C Uchechukwu F.O (2012) Removal of Dyes from Synthetic Effluents by Adsorption onto Thiolated Boiler Fly Ash. Paper No 193: In Proceedings of the 2ndInternational Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation, ICEPR12. McGill University, August 28-30, 2012.
  37. Falandysz, J; Widzicka, E; Kojta, A.K.; Jarzyńska G; Drewnowska, M; Dryżałowska, A; Danisiewicz-Czupryńska, D; Lenz, E; Nnorom, I.C (2012) Mercury in Common Chanterelle mushroom: CantharellusFood Chemistry 133 (3) 842–850. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2012.01.102August, 2012; ISSN:0308-8146.
  38. Falandysz, J.; Nnorom, I.C.; Jarzyńska, G.; Romińska, D.; Damps, K (2012) Mercury bio-concentration by Puffballs (Lycoperdon perlatum) and evaluation of dietary intake risks. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology(2012) 89 (4):759–763. DOI 10.1007/s00128-012-0788-3. (October 2012). ISSN: 0007-4861.http://download.springer.com/static/pdf/965/art%253A10.1007%252Fs00128-012-0788-3.pdf?originUrl=http%3A%2F%2Flink.springer.com%2Farticle%2F10.1007%2Fs00128-012-0788-3&token2=exp=1455386181~acl=%2Fstatic%2Fpdf%2F965%2Fart%25253A10.1007%25252Fs00128-012-0788-3.pdf%3ForiginUrl%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Flink.springer.com%252Farticle%252F10.1007%252Fs00128-012-0788-3*~hmac=815287e7484c39ee0442228109ec7836dcb95dec33b756343a54a35b2cf3bf19
  39. Falandysz J, Mazur A, Kojta AK, Jarzynska, G, Drewnowska M, Dryżałowska A, NnoromIC (2013) Mercury in fruiting bodies of dark honey fungus (Armillariasolidipes)and beneath substratum soils collected from spatially distant Journal ofthe Science ofFood andAgriculture93 (4) 853-858. DOI.:10.1002/jsfa.5807. PMID: 22836787 (March 2013). soci.org; ISSN:022-5142.
  40. Falandysz J, Kowalewska I, NnoromC, Drewnowska, M, Jarzyńska G, (2012) Mercury in Red Aspen Boletes (Leccinum aurantiacum) mushrooms and the soils. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A. Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering, 47, (11): 1695-1700. DOI.: 10.1080/10934529.2012.687277.
  41. Drewnowska M., Sąpór, A., Jarzyńska G., Nnorom, Sajwan K.S., Falandysz J. (2012) Mercury in Russula mushrooms: Bioconcentration by Yellow-ocher Brittle Gills Russula ochroleuca. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A. Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering, 47 (11): 1577-1591DOI: 10.1080/10934529.2012.680420.
  42. Chojnacka, A., Drewnowska, M., Jarzynska, G., Nnorom, I.C., Falandysz, J (2012) Mercury in Yellow-cracking Boletes Xerocomus subtomentosus mushrooms and soils from spatially diverse sites: Assessment of bioconcentration potential by species and human intake. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering, (2012) 47 (13): 2094-2100. DOI: 10.1080/10934529.2012.695990.
  43. Osibanjo, O. and Nnorom, I.C. (2012) Waste recycling challenges and opportunities in developing countries. In: Proceedings of 4thAnnual and 2ndInternational Conference of Civil Engineering. 4th-6thJuly, 2012. Pp 263-289; Editors: Sule B.F; Adedeji A.A; Jimoh, Y.A. University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, ISBN NO: 978-978-922-361-9.
  44. Nnorom, Enenwa N.E., Ewuzie, U. (2013) Mineral composition of ready-to-eat walnut kernel (Tetracarpidium conophorum) from southeast Nigeria. Der Chemica Sinica 4 (6): 1-7. Available online awww.pelagiaresearchlibrary.com
  45. NnoromC and Ewuzie U (2013) Mineral constituents of roasted cashew nuts (Anacardium occidentale L.) from Southeastern Nigeria. IOSR Journal Of Environmental Science, Toxicology And Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT) e-ISSN: 2319-2402,p- ISSN: 2319-2399. Volume 6, Issue 4 (Sep. – Oct. 2013), PP 13-21 Iosrjournals.org
  46. Chojnacka, A, Jarzyńska, G, Lewandowska, M, Nnorom, I.C, Falandysz, J (2013). Trace elements of Yellow-Cracking Bolete [Xerocomus subtomentosus(l.) Quél.] Collected at the same site over three years. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 22 (9a): 2707-2712.
  47. Nnorom, I.C;Osibanjo, O (2013) Environmental consequences of recovering valuable elements from electronic waste using crude methods in Aba, South-east Nigeria. (E-waste and its environmental and health impacts, Part III), pp. 73-86, In: Solving the e-waste problem: An interdisciplinary compilation of international e-waste research; Edited by Khetriwal, D.S; Luepschen, C and Kuehr, R. United Nations University Press, Japan. United Nations University, 2013; ISBN 978-92-808-8035-9.
  48. Nnorom, I.C; Jarzyńska, G; Drewnowska, M; Dryżałowska a, A; Kojta, A; Pankavec S and Falandysz, J. (2013) Major and trace elements in sclerotium of Pleurotus tuber-regium(Ósū) mushroom – dietary intake and risk in Southeastern Nigeria. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis29: 73-81. Doi: 10.1016/j.jfca.2012.10.001. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfca.2012.10.001
  49. Nnorom, I.C (2013) Nigeria – remanufacturing in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector: for: Green Economy and Trade Opportunities. United Nations Environment Program, International Trace Centre. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development. Co-ordinated by Giles Chappell. Available at: http://www.unep.org/greeneconomy/Portals/88/documents/research_products/Tradeopportunities/Nigeria%20case%20study.pdf
  50. Nnorom, I. C.; Alagbaoso, J. E; Amaechi, U. H; Kanu, C.; Ewuzie, U. (2014) Determination of Beneficial and Toxic Metals in Fresh Palm Oil (Elaeis guineensis ) from South-Eastern Nigeria: Estimation of Dietary Intake Benefits and Risks. Journal of Scientific Research & Reports 3(16): 2216-2226, 2014; Article no. JSRR.2014.16.008
  51. Nnorom, I.C (2014) Heavy metal contamination of herbal medicinal products and cosmetics: A course for concern. Der Pharmacia Sinica, 5 (2):9-22.
  52. Falandysz, J; Krasińska, G; Pankavec, S, NnoromIC (2014) Mercury in certain boletus mushrooms from Poland and Belarus, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes, 49:9, 690-695, DOI: 1080/03601234.2014.922853 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03601234.2014.922853.
  53. Drewnowska M, NnoromIC, Falandysz J (2014) Mercury in the Grisette, Amanita vaginata and soil below the fruiting bodies. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B (2014) 49, 521–526. ISSN: 0360-1234 (Print); 1532-4109 (Online). DOI: 10.1080/03601234.2014.896677.
  54. Ulaeto S.B; NnoromC; Alisa C.O; Ewuzie U (2015) Survey of waste disposal methods in Awka metropolis. Journal of Applied Science and Environmental Management 19 (2) 311-316.
  55. Nnorom(2015) Determination of Fe, Zn, and Cu concentrations in tobacco leaves and snuff products marketed in Imo State Southeastern Nigeria. Journal of Applied Science and Environmental Management 19 (3) 459-467.
  56. Nnorom, I. C; Ewuzie, U; Ogbuagu, F. Okereke, M; Agwu, P. and Enyinnaya, I. P. (2015) Mineral contents of Ukwa, African Breadfruit (Treculia africana), from South-Eastern Nigeria: effect of methods of preparation. International Journal of Plant and Soil Science 4(3): 230-240.
  57. Olubanjo, K; Osibanjo, O; Nnorom (2015) Evaluation of Pb and Cu contents of selected component parts of waste personal computers. Journal of Applied Science and Environmental Management 19 (3) 470-477. http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?ja15060


  1. Nnorom, I. C; Ewuzie, U (2015) Comparative study of trace metal (Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, K, Mg, Na, and Zn) contents of local and imported vegetable oil brands consumed in Nigeria. Asian Journal of Plant Science and Research 5(4):22-29.
  2. Nnorom (2016) Mineral contents of Nzu(Calabash chalk) from south-eastern Nigeria: evaluation of potential intake. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry. 98 (2) 149-166 DOI: 10.1080/02772248.2015.1110157. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02772248.2015.1110157
  3. Saba, M; Falandysz, J, NnoromC (2016) Accumulation and distribution of mercury in fruiting bodies by fungus Suillus luteus foraged in Poland and Belarus and Sweden. Environmental Science and Pollution Research International 23 (3) 2749-2757. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-015-5513-4. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4717166/