About 4000 medical compounds are being used in the drugs applied today. It is estimated that worldwide consumption of active compounds amounts to some 100 000 tons or more per year. Consequently, there is a need to highlight the most important questions and issues related to presence of pharmaceuticals in the environment.
|Title of host publication||Pharmaceuticals in the environment: current knowledge and need assessment to reduce presence and impact|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Number of pages||22|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|