Publication Ethics

Publication Policy and Malpractice Statement

Jurnal Rekayasa Kimia dan Lingkungan (Journal of Chemical Engineering and Environment) is revognized by ISSN. 1412-5064, E-ISSN. 2356-1661, and since Volume 19 by a DOI number for each published article. Each article is evaluated by at least two Peer Reviewers before publication. JRKL is known for the publication of research articles which considers the copyright guidelines to protect the rights of our authors.

Our dedicated team of scientists improve research work with innovations by avoiding plagiarism. Most of the authors represent some institutions and their original research work are the groundwork for further studies. All submitted research articles are assessed by our Reviewer Board and Editorial Board members exploiting evaluation process to avoid plagiarism. JRKL set quality standards for the acceptance of suitable articles. Authors are expected to check their articles for a written falsification test. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint, or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. In addition, the Editorial Board will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful to editors.

Duties of Editors

Publication Decisions

The editors of a peer-reviewed journal are responsible for deciding publication of suitable articles submitted to the journal. The validations of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive decisions. The editor may be guided by the policies of the journal’s Editorial Board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors of the journal or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair Play

An editor should evaluate articles for their intellectual content without regard of the authors’ race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy.


The editors and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding authors, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publishers, as appropriate.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor’s own research, expressed in a written consent of the author.

Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

Peer review assists the editors in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the authors may also assist the authors in improving the paper.


Any selected referees who feel unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that their prompt review are not impossible should notify the editors and excuse themselves from the review process.


Any manuscript received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editors.

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the authors is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement of observation, derivation, or argument that have been previously reported should be accompanied by relevant citations. A reviewer should also call to the editor’s attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the article under consideration and any other published article of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider articles in which they have conflict of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationship or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions associated to the articles.

Duties of Authors

Reporting Standards

Authors of original research should present accurate accounts of the work performed as well as objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the article. An article should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to judge the validity of the contributions to knowledge. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements that constitute unethical behavior are unacceptable.

Originality and Plagiarism

Authors must ensure that they have written entirely original work. Relevant previous work and publication, both by authors’ own, should be properly acknowledged and referenced.

Multiple, Redundant, or Concurrent Publications

Authors should not in general submit the same article to more than one journal concurrently. Submitting the same article to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Proper acknowledgement of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made significant contributions to conception, design, execution or interpretation of the reported study. Others who have made significant contribution must be listed as co-authors. If major contributors are listed as authors while those who made less substantial, or purely technical, contributions to the research or to the publication are listed in an acknowledgement section. Authors also ensure that all authors have seen and agreed to the submitted version of the article and their inclusion of names as co-authors.

Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects

The authors should clearly identify in the manuscript if the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

All authors should clearly disclose in their articles of any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their articles. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental Errors in Published Works

If the authors discover a significant error or inaccuracy in the submitted article, then the authors should promptly notify the journal editors or publisher and cooperate with the editors to retract or correct the paper.