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Low dose, constant drip: Pharmaceutical & personal care pollution impacts aquatic life

19:00 EST 13 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies) Traditional toxicity testing underestimates the risk that pharmaceutical and personal care product pollution poses to freshwater ecosystems. Criteria that account for ecological disruption -- not just organism death -- are needed to protect surface waters, which are under pressure from a growing population and escalating synthetic chemical use. So reports a new study published this week in Elementa.

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