Environmental risk assessment of veterinary pharmaceuticals: development of a standard laboratory test with the dung beetle Aphodius constans.

The environmental risk assessment of veterinary pharmaceuticals for dung beetles is required if the substance is an anti-parasiticide for the treatment of pasture animals. However, the demonstration of the environmental safety of those substances for dung fauna is hampered by the fact that no standardized laboratory test system is currently available. Here… CONTINUE READING