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What Are Emerging Pollutants (EPs) and Their Fate on the Environment

  • Sílvio Vaz Jr.
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Abstract

This chapter defines the EPs, their main classes and sources, their dynamic on the environment, their molecular and interaction characteristics, and the basic toxicology associated.

Keywords

Sources Exposure pathways Physicochemical properties Toxicological aspects 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sílvio Vaz Jr.
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  1. 1.Embrapa Agroenergia, Parque Estação BiológicaBrazilian Agricultural Research Corporation - National Research Center for AgroenergyBrasiliaBrazil

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