Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs)


Subject:
Water , Pollution , Water Quality , Water Pollution & Quality

Description:
Background about "Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products as Pollutants (PPCPs) [which] refers, in general, to any product used by individuals for personal health or cosmetic reasons or used by agribusiness to enhance growth or health of livestock." Covers PPCP sources, where PPCPs are found ("any water body influenced by raw or treated sewage, including rivers, streams, ground water, coastal marine environments, and many drinking water sources"), and related topics. From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Publisher:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.epa.gov/ppcp/


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