Microplastics (MPs) is Present everywhere
from the great Himalayas to deep oceans. It is a new type
of pollutant in our environment. Microplastics are
polymers plastic particles that are synthetic or
semisynthetic and have an average size of less than 5mm.
On an average 11kg of plastic is consumed per capita in
India which is 9 times smaller than per capita
consumption in America. 100 million plastic bottles are
used per day by the whole world. The COVID-19
pandemic has led to an overabundance of microfiber
waste, Personal Protective Waste (PPE), primarily from
hospitals, homes, schools, streets, river garbage, and other
locations throughout the world. There are several types of
analysis and quantification methods used to accurately
determination of microplastics Such as microscope, µFTIR spectroscopy, µ-Raman spectroscopy, ATR -FTIR
spectroscopy, Pyrolysis gas chromatography/mass
spectrometry, etc. Microplastic contamination becomes a
growing concern in every aspect of our environment yet
there have been comparatively few studies in India.
Marine systems have received much more attention than
other compartments such as fresh water, air, terrestrial,
and human consumables in the overall number of studies
published on microplastic prevalence in Indian Habitats.
The purpose of this paper is to provide a better
understanding of the evaluation of previously conducted
studies. We intend to make a significant step towards the
harmonization of microplastic particle analysis in all
Keywords : Microplastic, µFTIR Spectroscopy, Plastic Bottle, Synthetic, Fresh Water, Environment Matrices.