A Multimedia Assessment of the Environmental Fate of Bisphenol A

  title={A Multimedia Assessment of the Environmental Fate of Bisphenol A},
  author={Ian T. Cousins and Charles A. Staples and Gary M. Kle{\vc}ka and Don Mackay},
  journal={Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal},
  pages={1107 - 1135}
  • I. Cousins, C. Staples, D. Mackay
  • Published 1 July 2002
  • Environmental Science
  • Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal
A comprehensive multimedia assessment of the environmental fate of bisphenol A (BPA) is presented. Components of the assessment include an evaluation of relevant partitioning and reactive properties, estimation of discharge quantities in the U.S. and the European Union (E.U.) resulting in conservative and realistic emission scenarios, and a review of monitoring data. Evaluative assessments of chemical fate using the Equilibrium Criterion (EQC) model are described from which it is concluded that… 
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