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  • Leobardo Manuel Gómez-OlivánEmail author
Part of the The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry book series


The book Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in Water: Emerging Contaminants and Ecological Impact includes knowledge about the problem of the presence of NSAIDs in aquatic ecosystems, their effects on aquatic organisms, and useful methods to reduce their impact on the environment. This chapter summarizes the main conclusions about the history of NSAIDs as emerging pollutants, their presence in water bodies around the world, toxic effects of these compounds on aquatic organisms, effective chemical and biological methods for their removal, and the legal framework for presence of these compounds in water bodies in the world.


Legal framework NSAIDs Occurrence Removal methods Toxic effects 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratorio de Toxicología Ambiental, Facultad de QuímicaUniversidad Autónoma del Estado de MéxicoTolucaMéxico

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