Tiphanie Deblonde

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For 20 years, many articles report the presence of new compounds, called "emerging compounds", in wastewater and aquatic environments. The US EPA (United States - Environmental Protection Agency) defines emerging pollutants as new chemicals without regulatory status and which impact on environment and human health are poorly understood. The objective of(More)
Perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) and particularly two of them, perfluoroctanoate (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS), have been widely produced and used since 1950. They both persist in the environment and accumulate in wildlife and humans. The toxicity of PFOS and PFOA has been studied extensively in rodents with several adverse effects mainly a(More)
In the context of increasing concerns regarding sustainable development, healthcare workers must consider practices that are not harmful to the environment. 'Primum non nocere' is of great value for the residues of pharmaceuticals and biocides resulting from medical prescriptions. Stockholm County Council has developed a simple classification system(More)
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