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Accession Number PB2011-102031
Title Drugs and the Environment: Stewardship and Sustainability, APM 200.
Publication Date Sep 2010
Media Count 201p
Personal Author C. G. Daughton
Abstract This report represents the first-ever comprehensive examination of the broad scope of issues surrounding the topic of disposal of unwanted, unneeded, leftover medications from consumer use and the countless ways in which the introduction of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) to the environment can be reduced. The report presents a synthesis of thought resulting from the body of work performed on this topic over the last decade by the US Environmental Protection Agencys Office of Research and Development (ORD) at the National Exposure Research Laboratory in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Keywords Consumers
Drug industry
Health care facilities
Pharmaceutical ingredients
Solid waste disposal
Unused pharmaceuticals

Source Agency Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development
NTIS Subject Category 68C - Solid Wastes Pollution & Control
68D - Water Pollution & Control
57Q - Pharmacology & Pharmacological Chemistry
Corporate Author Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, NV. National Exposure Research Lab.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1103
Contract Number N/A

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