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Title: Water pollution by personal care products
Authors: Tsiouli, Sofia
Fytianos, Georgios
Editors: Darbre, Philippa D.
Subjects LC: Water pollution
Sewage disposal plants
Keywords: Cosmetic contamination
PCPs pollution
Water pollution
Issue Date: 4-Aug-2023
Publisher: Elsevier / Academic Press
Abstract: Worldwide, humans consume personal care products daily and oftentimes, after their use, many chemicals and ingredients are washed away, passing through the wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) and ending up in oceans, rivers, groundwater, and also in drinking water. This chapter focuses on the occurrences of various types of personal care products in water bodies (i.e., wastewater, surface water, and groundwater) and provides recommendations for sustainable cosmetic production and disposal.
Description: This is Chapter 6 (pp. 115-137) of the book "Personal Care Products and Human Health" (2023).
Length: 22 pages
Type: Book chapter
Relation (Part Of): Personal Care Products and Human Health book
Publication Status: Published
ISBN: 9780323996846
Citation: Tsiouli, S & Fytianos, G 2023, 'Water pollution by personal care products', in PD Darbre (ed.), Personal Care Products and Human Health, Elsevier/Academic Press, pp. 115-137.
Restrictions: All rights reserved
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
Language: en
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