Microconstituents of Concern Source Control Update: Unused Pharmaceutical Product Collection Programs
Abstract:Microconstituents of concern include trace levels of pharmaceutical products that are present in wastewater and potentially can enter the environment. Proper disposal to keep these substances from entering the waste stream through source control programs is one tool to reduce the presence of compounds that may impact the environment. Source control programs for unused pharmaceutical products are reviewed with respect to organization, conduct and results. Discussion of the role of source control for unused medicines in the overall management of these discharges is provided.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2007-10-01
More about this publication?
- Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed. WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
- Subscribe to this Title
- Membership Information
- About WEF Proceedings
- WEFTEC Conference Information
- Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites