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Pilot survey monitoring pharmaceuticals and related compounds in a sewage treatment plant located on the Mediterranean coast.
A one-year monitoring study was performed to evaluate the occurrence, persistence and fate of a group of 14 organic compounds in a sewage treatment plant (STP) located in the south of Spain. TheseExpand
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Priority and emerging flame retardants in rivers: occurrence in water and sediment, Daphnia magna toxicity and risk assessment.
The occurrence, partitioning and risk of eight polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), nine new brominated (NBFRs) and ten organophosphorus flame retardants (OPFRs) were evaluated in three SpanishExpand
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Presence and release of phthalic esters and other endocrine disrupting compounds in drinking water
SummaryAn analytical method was developed to analyze 5 phthalate esters (dimethylphthalate, diethylphthalate, di-n-butylphthalate, butylbenzylphthalate, di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate), nonylphenol,Expand
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Determination and occurrence of phthalates, alkylphenols, bisphenol A, PBDEs, PCBs and PAHs in an industrial sewage grid discharging to a Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Industrial and urban discharges release organic contaminants which might affect the quality of receiving waters if not properly eliminated in Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTP). This study is aimedExpand
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Impact of pesticides used in agriculture and vineyards to surface and groundwater quality (North Spain).
An environmental monitoring program was carried out to determine the impact of eight pesticides on the surface and groundwater quality of agricultural areas within the Ebro, Duero and Miño riverExpand
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New methodology for the determination of phthalate esters, bisphenol A, bisphenol A diglycidyl ether, and nonylphenol in commercial whole milk samples.
This paper reports a new methodology aimed at determining dimethyl phthalate, diethyl phthalate, di-n-butyl phthalate, butylbenzyl phthalate, bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, nonylphenol, bisphenol A,Expand
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Pilot survey of a broad range of priority pollutants in sediment and fish from the Ebro river basin (NE Spain).
Priority organic pollutants were investigated in sediments and fish collected along the Ebro river basin (NE Spain) to evaluate their occurrence, transport and bioavailability. Sediments wereExpand
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Monitoring of priority pesticides and other organic pollutants in river water from portugal by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and liquid chromatography-atmospheric pressure chemical ionization
Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) and liquid chromatography-atmospheric pressure chemical ionization mass spectrometry (LC-APCI-MS) were optimized and applied for the trace-levelExpand
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Integrated procedure for determination of endocrine-disrupting activity in surface waters and sediments by use of the biological technique recombinant yeast assay and chemical analysis by LC–ESI-MS
An integrated procedure using mass spectrometry and molecular biology for determination of estrogenicity in natural waters and sediments is reported. Solid-phase extraction (SPE) andExpand
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Migration of phthalates, alkylphenols, bisphenol A and di(2-ethylhexyl)adipate from food packaging
Abstract The migration of plastic components or additives from packaging to food can produce a risk for human health, in fact many of these plasticizers and additives are “Endocrine Distruptors”,Expand
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