Title

Endocrine Disrupting Compounds Removal from Wastewater, a New Challenge

Abstract

Various natural chemicals and some contaminants of industrial source present an endocrine activity. Nowadays, many questions related to these compounds are not resolved and the persistent character of these compounds makes it a major problem for future generations. This study concentrated on some specific groups of endocrine disrupting chemicals (estrogens and alkylphenols). in this review, a number of treatment processes will be discussed with regard to their potential on endocrine disrupting chemicals removal.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

Alkylphenols; EDC; Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals; Wastewater

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Estrogen
Hormones

Document Type

Article - Journal

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2005 Elsevier, All rights reserved.


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