S. No

Industry type

pH

COD (mg/l)

Colour
(Pt-Co units)

Mutagenicity Ratio (Ames Test)

Dose (in μl)

TA 98

TA 100

S9 -

S9+

S9-

S9 +

1

SS-HMP

7.54

11293.3

1132.6

2

+

+

-

-

5

+

+

-

-

10

+

+

-

-

50

+

+

-

-

100

+

+

-

-

2

LS-HMP

8.0

11880

12371.7

2

-

+

+

+

5

-

+

+

+

10

-

+

+

+

50

-

+

+

+

100

-

+

+

+

Table 1: Physicochemical parameters and Mutagenicity ratio of small scale (SSHMP) and large scale handmade paper industrial (LS-HMP) effluent on initial day.