Jump to main content
Jump to site search

All chapters
Previous chapter Next chapter

Distribution of Pharmaceutical Residues in the Environment

The presence of pharmaceutical products in the environment has become a topic of great interest, motivating numerous studies worldwide. This chapter highlights the levels of pharmaceutical compounds found in the different environmental compartments (waters, ground waters, drinking water, sewage sludge, soil, sediment and biota). The use of occurrence data is discussed and modelling presented to complement monitoring campaigns in the assessment of priority and risk assessment.

Print publication date: 15 Sep 2015
Copyright year: 2016
Print ISBN: 978-1-78262-189-8
PDF eISBN: 978-1-78262-234-5
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78262-707-4