Personal Care Products in the Aquatic Environment

  • M. Silvia Díaz‐Cruz
  • Damià Barceló

Part of the The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry book series (HEC, volume 36)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Daniel Molins-Delgado, M. Silvia Díaz-Cruz, Damià Barceló
    Pages 1-34
  3. Shivani Tanwar, Marina Di Carro, Carmela Ianni, Emanuele Magi
    Pages 37-71
  4. Qian Sun, Min Lv, Mingyue Li, Chang-Ping Yu
    Pages 73-94
  5. Melody J. Bernot, James R. Justice
    Pages 95-122
  6. Mariana M. de Oliveira e Sá, Margarida S. Miranda, Joaquim C. G. Esteves da Silva
    Pages 123-136
  7. Babu Rajendran Ramaswamy
    Pages 139-163
  8. Alexandros G. Asimakopoulos, Ioannis N. Pasias, Kurunthachalam Kannan, Nikolaos S. Thomaidis
    Pages 165-187
  9. Sarah Montesdeoca-Esponda, Tanausú Vega-Morales, Zoraida Sosa-Ferrera, José Juan Santana-Rodríguez
    Pages 231-262
  10. Pablo Gago-Ferrero, M. Silvia Díaz-Cruz, Damià Barceló
    Pages 263-291
  11. M. Silvia Díaz-Cruz, Pablo Gago-Ferrero, Marina Badia-Fabregat, Gloria Caminal, Teresa Vicent, Damià Barceló
    Pages 295-317
  12. Paola Verlicchi, Elena Zambello, Mustafa Al Aukidy
    Pages 319-353
  13. Kristof Demeestere, Pablo Gago-Ferrero, Herman Van Langenhove, M. Silvia Díaz-Cruz, Damià Barceló
    Pages 375-397
  14. M. Silvia Díaz-Cruz, Damià Barceló
    Pages 401-407
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 409-413

About this book


This volume offers an overview of the occurrence and distribution of personal care products in continental and marine waters, presents analytical methods and degradation technologies and discusses their impact on human health. Experts from different disciplines highlight major issues for each family of compounds related to their occurrence in the water column as well as in solid and biota samples, methodological strategies for their analysis, non-conventional degradation technologies, (eco)toxicity data and their human and environmental risk assessment. The book also includes a general introduction to personal care products, covering their properties, use, behaviour and regulatory framework, and a final chapter identifying knowledge gaps and future research trends. It will appeal to experts from various fields of research, including analytical and environmental chemistry, toxicology and environmental engineering.


Chlorinated water Ecotoxicology Environmental risk assessment Ferrate treatment Freshwater pollution Human health Human risk assessment Marine pollution Natural water PCPs Pollution sources Pseudo-persistent emerging pollutants Water analysis

Editors and affiliations

  • M. Silvia Díaz‐Cruz
    • 1
  • Damià Barceló
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Environmental ChemistryIDAEA-CSICBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Department of Environmental ChemistryIDAEA-CSICBarcelonaSpain

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