Occurrence and analysis of pharmaceuticals and their transformation products in drinking water treatment

Zwiener, C.
February 2007
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Feb2007, Vol. 387 Issue 4, p1159
Academic Journal
The article discusses the occurrence and effects of pharmaceutical products in drinking water treatment. Detection of pharmaceutical products in water is rare and has been reported for few compounds only such as clofibric acid, bezafibrate, gemfibrozil, diclofenac and ibuprofen. Efficient means of removing pharmaceutical compounds during water treatment are adsorption on activated carbon and ozonation.


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