Estrogenic personal care products in a greywater reuse system.

  title={Estrogenic personal care products in a greywater reuse system.},
  author={Helle Raun Andersen and M Lundsbye and Hasso R{\"u}diger von Wedel and Eva Eriksson and Anna Ledin},
  journal={Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research},
  volume={56 12},
The occurrence and fate of parabens in a greywater system was assessed. The potential for removal of residual paraben concentrations in effluent greywater with chlorine dioxide was also investigated. The influent to the greywater plant was characterised by considerable variation, with concentrations from below the detection limit to 40 microg/L and the five commonly used parabens in consumer products were frequently detected. After the biological treatment only two paraben were detected with… CONTINUE READING

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