Detergent builders are a significant component of wastewaters.
Concern has been caused by the potential of the principal builder sodium tripolyphosphate (STPP) to exacerbate the problem of eutrophication in lowland water bodies.
This has led to an expansion of the compounds now used as detergent builders.
The three major alternatives to phosphate detergent builders (Nitrilotriacetic acid (NTA), Polycarboxylic acids (PCA's) and Zeolite type A) have been reviewed.
Emphasis has been placed on the wastewater removal mechanisms and environmental degradation of these compounds with the resulting implications for public health.
Mots-clés Pascal : Agent surface, Pollution eau, Eau usée, Eutrophisation, Polyphosphate, Epuration eau usée, Zéolite, Article synthèse, Devenir polluant, Acide polymère, Toxicité, Nitrilotriacétique acide
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Surfactant, Water pollution, Waste water, Eutrophication, Polyphosphates, Waste water purification, Zeolite, Review, Pollutant behavior, Polyacid, Toxicity
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 91-0088187
Code Inist : 001D16A04C. Création : 199406.