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Pharmaceutical Drugs: New Pollutants?

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2894

Duration

00:03:00

Production year

2011

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Daniel FIEVET

Summary

In this short film, Philippe Garrigues, a researcher from the Institute for Molecular Sciences, evokes the water polluting, due to pharmaceutical products. When someone ingests a drug, this one will not be completely metabolized: between 50 and 90 % will end up in the wastewater. For some pharmaceutical products, the purification rate is relatively low. The impact on the environment is being actually studying.

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