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  1. Assessment of organic contaminant fate in waste water treatment plants. I : Selected compounds and physicochemical properties.

    Article - En anglais

    An extensive and comprehensive literature review has been conducted for compounds which we hypothesise could be present in sludge and maintain their integrity following application to agricultural land.

    The following compounds have been selected for review ; chlorinated paraffins, quintozene, brominated diphenyl ethers, polychlorinated naphthalenes, polydimethylsiloxanes, chloronitrobenzenes, and a range of biologically active and pharmaceutical compounds.

    All have received interest as a result of their persistence and/or toxicity in environmental media.

    Physicochemical property information has also been compiled and/or calculated.

    In this way, an accompanying paper will attempt to predict compound fate in waste water treatment plants (WWTPs) and assess likely transfers from soil/plants to grazing livestock.

    These papers describe a first attempt to predict the fate of these classes of compounds in the environment and prioritise those of greatest concern.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Article synthèse, Pollution, Sol cultivé, Boue résiduaire, Amendement, Devenir polluant, Impact environnement, Ecosystème, Chaîne alimentaire, Médicament, Oestrogène, Corticostéroïde, Organochloré, Chlore Composé organique, Siloxane(diméthyl) polymère, Quintozene, Composé nitro, Pesticide, Paraffine dérivé, Naphtalène(polychloro), Phényle ether(bromo), Benzène(chloro nitro), Phtalique acide dérivé, Perturbateur endocrinien

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Review, Pollution, Cultivated soil, Sewage sludge, Amendment, Pollutant behavior, Environment impact, Ecosystem, Trophic chain, Drug, Estrogen, Corticosteroid, Organochlorine compounds, Chlorine Organic compounds, Dimethylsiloxane polymer, Quintozene, Nitro compound, Pesticides, Endocrine disruptor

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0190993

    Code Inist : 001D16E. Création : 16/11/1999.