Physical and Chemical Treatment Technologies for BPA Removal from Wastewater

  • Magdalena ZIELIŃSKAEmail author


In recent years, there have been intensive efforts toward the development of adsorption for the removal of phenolic endocrine disrupting chemicals, such as BPA, from aqueous matrices. Advanced oxidation processes are also likely to play a key role; recent attempts have dealt with BPA degradation by ozonation, ultrasound irradiation, dark- and photo-Fenton oxidation, and electrochemical oxidation. In addition, the use of membrane filtration for BPA removal from water and wastewater has been reported. Although these physicochemical methods are effective in the removal of endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs), their low cost-effectiveness in dealing with large volume of low-level pollutants and the risk of generation of toxic by-products constitute major barriers in the field application.


Endocrine Disrupting Compounds (EDCs) Catalytic Ozonation Hexadecyltrimethylammonium (HDTMA) Thiodiglycolic Acid (TDGA) Molecularly Imprinted Polymers (MMIPs) 
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  1. 1.University of Warmia and Mazury in OlsztynOlsztynPoland

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