Alkylphenol and alkylphenol-ethoxylates in carp, water, and sediment from the Cuyahoga River, Ohio.

  title={Alkylphenol and alkylphenol-ethoxylates in carp, water, and sediment from the Cuyahoga River, Ohio.},
  author={Clifford P. Rice and Isabelle Schmitz-Afonso and Jorge Eduardo Loyo-Rosales and Edward Link and Roger F Thoma and Laura A. Fay and David Altfater and Mary J. Camp},
  journal={Environmental science \& technology},
  volume={37 17},
The occurrence of alkylphenol and alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEs) was determined over a 74-mile length of the Cuyahoga River, Ohio. Measurable levels of both the octyl and nonyl forms of these abundantly used nonionic surfactants were observed with the nonylphenol (NP) plus nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs) typically accounting for greater than 90% of the total APEs in each sample. For all media (water, fish, and sediment) the total NPE (NP + NPE) concentrations were higher in the more urbanized… 

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