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Personal Care Compounds in the Environment

Pathways, Fate and Methods for Determination

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Personal Care Compounds in the Environment by Kai Bester
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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.

Author Biography

Kai Bester is Professor for Analytical and Environmental Chemistry at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. He studied chemistry at the University of Hamburg, obtaining his PhD in 1995. Before joining the University of Duisburg-Essen, he worked as a post-doc at the Technical University of Aachen and at the University of Dortmund. Professor Bester's primary research interests focus on the environmental contamination by antibiotics, fragrances and flame retardants as well as pharmaceuticals, and their analysis by mass spectrometric methods.
Release date NZ
January 8th, 2007
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Country of Publication
Germany
Imprint
Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
Pages
263
Dimensions
174x243x18
ISBN-13
9783527315673
Product ID
3084224

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