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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)
  • Abstract:


    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..

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