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Solutions | Emerging Compounds
Release Date: 05 Oct 2021

-Sources-

Emerging compounds (ECs) are actually potential to the environment, but not commonly monitored in the environment, which will cause human health effects. They are consistently being found in groundwater, surface water, municipal wastewater, drinking water, and food sources from daily pharmaceuticals, pesticides, industrial chemicals, surfactants, and personal care products…etc. Emerging Compounds Removal from Wastewater is an Emerging topic worldwide.

-Risks-

Emerging compounds are a new category of water quality concerns for which evidence of health effects has not yet been established due in part to the trace levels at which these compounds are currently being detected.

Emerging compounds are known to cause endocrine disrupting activity and other toxic mechanisms, some are recognized as known carcinogens by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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