Pure LDPE [5,17-19] LDPE + Consortia I [5,17-19] LDPE + Consortia II [18]
Combination bands δCH2 2151.8 cm-1 & ρCH2 2368.0 cm-1 Combination bands δCH2 2370.3 cm-1 & ρCH2 2370.0 cm-1 Combination bands δCH2 2361.0 cm-1 & ρCH2 2401.8 cm-1
δCH2 1465.2 cm-1 δCH2 1443.5 cm-1 δCH2 1426.9 cm-1
>CH2 deformation 1595.1 cm-1 >CH2 deformation 1658.9 cm-1 >CH2 deformation 1663.9 cm-1
C-O frequency  not observed C-O frequency 1023.7 cm-1 C-O frequency 1023.0 cm-1
Table 2: Comparative analysis of FTIR results for Pure LDPE and LDPE+Consortia.