By Dimitra A. Lambropoulou, Leo M. L. Nollet
Over the final 15 years, the point of interest of chemical pollutants has shifted from traditional toxins to so-called “emerging” or “new” unregulated contaminants. those comprise prescription drugs and private care items, hormones, UV filters, perfluorinated compounds, poylybrominated flame retardants (BFRs), insecticides, plasticizers, man made sweeteners, illicit medicines, and endocrine disruptor compounds (EDCs). regardless of the expanding variety of released experiences masking rising contaminants, we all know nearly not anything in regards to the results in their transformation items and/or metabolites.
This two-volume set offers a distinct number of study on transformation items, their incidence, destiny and dangers within the setting. It comprises 32 chapters, organised into 7 components, each one with a special focus:
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• worldwide Speciality and Environmental Status
• danger evaluation, administration and Regulatory Framework
Transformation items of rising Contaminants within the Environment is a useful source for researchers and execs in environmental chemistry, analytical chemistry, ecotoxicology, environmental sciences, and hydrology, in addition to environmental specialists and regulatory bodies.
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