The leakage of ethynylestradiol into the aquatic environment from transdermal patches
- At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
- Type: Poster
- By: CASTENSSON, Staffan (Apoteket AB, Stockholm, Sweden)
- Co-author(s): Vemhäll, Linnéa (Dep. of environm. tox., Uppsala Univ., UPPSALA, Sweden)
Örberg, Jan (Dep. of environm. tox., Uppsala Univ., UPPSALA, Sweden)
There is an increasing concern that estrogenic compounds present in effluent water from sewage treatment plants have a negative impact on reproductive capacity of aquatic wildlife. Fish inhabiting recipients of sewage treatment plants have shown e.g. reduced gonadal growth, high incidence of intersex, delayed sexual maturation and.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.