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Pharmaceutical Waste (Tag)

World Health News Time to get clean: Formal recognition of drug pollution will help to protect humans and ecosystems.

Time to get clean: Formal recognition of drug pollution will help to protect humans and ecosystems.

nations have strict controls on environmental waste, from arsenic to zinc. Yet no legal limits have been set to control pollution from drugs during their manufacture, use and disposal. That is despite evidence that pharmaceutical waste can wreak havoc in the environment — hormones found in contraceptives cause male fish to grow female sex […]

10/6/15 at 12:56 pm     1178      ,     Nature