Personal Care Compounds in the Environment: Pathways, Fate and Methods for Determination

Personal Care Compounds in the Environment: Pathways, Fate and Methods for Determination

Author(s): Dr. Kai Bester

Published Online: 16 FEB 2007

Print ISBN: 9783527315673

Online ISBN: 9783527610211

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610211

About this Book

Here, the most important classes of toxic chemicals from personal care compounds are systematically covered, from cosmetics to plastics additives to pharmaceuticals. For each substance, data on toxicity and bioaccumulation in various ecosystems are given.
This first comprehensive treatment of personal care environmental toxins is rounded off by a discussion of strategies in wastewater treatment to control and remove these substances.

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