Occurrence of some organic UV filters in wastewater, in surface waters, and in fish from Swiss Lakes.

@article{Balmer2005OccurrenceOS,
  title={Occurrence of some organic UV filters in wastewater, in surface waters, and in fish from Swiss Lakes.},
  author={Marianne E. Balmer and H. R. Buser and Markus M{\"u}ller and Thomas Poiger},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2005},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={
          953-62
        }
}
Organic UV filters are used in personal care products such as sunscreen products, and in cosmetics, beauty creams, skin lotions, lipsticks, hair sprays, hair dyes, shampoos, and so forth. The compounds enter the aquatic environmentfrom showering, wash-off, washing (laundering), and so forth via wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) ("indirect inputs") and from recreational activities such as swimming and bathing in lakes and rivers ("direct inputs"). In this study, we investigated the occurrence… CONTINUE READING

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