TITLE

Are discarded drugs contaminating the environment?

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/14/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 10, p1326
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses new federal rules that will require substances regulated under Canada's Food and Drug Act to undergo an environmental assessment. Concern of Health Canada because certain chemicals in drugs and some foods are now at detectable levels in the environment; Observations of Elizabeth Nielsen of Health Canada's Office of Regulatory and International Affairs; Concerns regarding the impact of unused prescription drugs on the environment.
ACCESSION #
6695278

 

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