Pharmaceuticals and personal care products—we can\'t live without them. Can the environment survive with them? Pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) are increasingly being recognized as micropollutants. In this context, pharmaceutical products encompass a diverse range of drugs used to treat various illnesses, and personal care products include everyday items such as soaps, fragrances, cleaning agents, disinfectants, and similar products. Written for professionals from different backgrounds, Pharma-Ecology bridges the knowledge and language gap and critically examines the issue of PPCP micropollutants and how to best minimize their impact on the environment.

Key Features:-

  • Presents a range of pharmaceutical compounds categorized by mode of action and common usage, display
  • Discusses the detection of PPCPs in the environment using instrumentation and bioassay techniques, i
  • Covers the occurrences of PPCPs in aquatic systems, sediments, soil, and aerial environments
  • Considers the persistence and degradation of PPCPs in the environment, and links pharmacokinetics/ph
  • Explores engineering and treatment techniques that could minimize the impact of PPCPs in the environ
  • Includes numerous tables and figures that illustrate information

More Details about Pharma-Ecology The Occurrence and Fate of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in the Environment (HB)

General Information  
PublisherJohn Wiley
BindingHard Back
Publish YearJanuary 2008