Occurrence and fate of synthetic musk fragrances in a small German river.

  title={Occurrence and fate of synthetic musk fragrances in a small German river.},
  author={Claudia Lange and Bertram Kuch and J{\"o}rg W Metzger},
  journal={Journal of hazardous materials},
The polycyclic musks tonalide(®) (acetyl hexamethyltetraline=1-(3,5,5,6,8,8-hexamethyl-6,7-dihydronaphthalen-2-yl)ethanone, AHTN), galaxolide(®) (1,3,4,6,7,8-hexahydro-4,6,6,7,8,8-hexamethylcyclopenta(g)-2-benzopyrane, HHCB) and the degradation product HHCB-lactone were determined in water samples and brown trouts (Salmo trutta fario) of the river Ammer, a small catchment in the state of Baden-Württemberg, south-west Germany. The Ammer receives the effluent discharge of two municipal wastewater… CONTINUE READING
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