Advances in analytical methods and occurrence of organic UV-filters in the environment--A review.

@article{Ramos2015AdvancesIA,
  title={Advances in analytical methods and occurrence of organic UV-filters in the environment--A review.},
  author={Sara Isabel Moça Ramos and Vera Homem and Arminda Alves and L{\'u}cia H. M. L. M. Santos},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2015},
  volume={526},
  pages={278-311}
}
UV-filters are a group of compounds designed mainly to protect skin against UVA and UVB radiation, but they are also included in plastics, furniture, etc., to protect products from light damage. Their massive use in sunscreens for skin protection has been increasing due to the awareness of the chronic and acute effects of UV radiation. Some organic UV-filters have raised significant concerns in the past few years for their continuous usage, persistent input and potential threat to ecological… CONTINUE READING
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