Introduction to the topic “environment and pharmaceuticals” and outline of the legislation to assess the environmental risk of pharmaceuticals
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Presentation
- By: HALLING-SøRENSEN, Bent (Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark)
Pharmaceuticals are indispensable for a high quality of life. Their use however also has an environmental downside that we as pharmacists must help to handle. In recent year a huge amount of data has been collected demonstrating the widespread of a variety of active drug ingredients in the aquatic environment and sporadically even in drinking.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.