Determination of polar pharmaceuticals in sewage water of Greece by gas chromatography–mass spectrometry

Sewage influents and effluents of different urban areas of Greece, were analyzed for polar pharmaceutical residues, used in human medicine

V Koutsouba; Th Heberer; B Fuhrmann; K Schmidt-Baumler; D Tsipi; A Hiskia

2003

Scholarcy highlights

  • Sewage influents and effluents of different urban areas of Greece, were analyzed for polar pharmaceutical residues, used in human medicine
  • Drugs investigated were the anti-inflammatory drugs diclofenac and ibuprofen, the metabolite of the drugs clofibrates used as blood lipid regulators, clofibric acid and the analgesics phenazone and propyphenazone
  • Analysis was carried out using capillary gas chromatographymass spectrometry with selected ion monitoring
  • Diclofenac was detected in every sewage effluent sample
  • Part of this work was presented in the 219th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco 26-31/3/2000

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