Organotin and Irgarol-1051 contamination in Singapore coastal waters.

  title={Organotin and Irgarol-1051 contamination in Singapore coastal waters.},
  author={Chanbasha Basheer and Koh Siang Tan and Hian Kee Lee},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  volume={44 7},
The seas surrounding Singapore are principally utilized by the shipping industry but are now also increasingly used for a variety of other purposes, including desalination for supplies of drinking water and intensive aquaculture of food fish. While stringent environmental pollution standards are in place for industrial effluents, there is currently no legislative control over pollution from anti-fouling paints in Singapore. In this study, the concentrations of toxic antifouling agents… CONTINUE READING


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