Topic area Sources
Active Drug Ingredients, Antibiotics and X- Ray contrast agents in sewage discharges and surface waters in Saxony, Germany Engelmann and Rohde, 2009
Pharmaceutical residues in the assessment of environmental quality and state of the environment in Germany Sattelberger, 1999
Source, fate and effect of pharmaceuticals in the environment in Germany LANUV/IWW, 2007
Human pharmaceuticals in aquatic ecosystems – an approach for the assessment of ecotoxicological risk of pharmaceutical residues Hanisch et al., 2004
Removal of selected Pharmaceuticals in Sewage Treatment Plants in Italy Castiglioni et al., 2006
Micropollutants detected in the river Rhine ICPR, 2007
Review of actions on priority substances identified in background documents adopted by OSPAR (2007) OSPAR (2007
Targeted Monitoring Programme for Pharmaceuticals in the Aquatic Environment in England Environment Agency, 2003
Emerging pollutants including pharmaceuticals, hormones, personal care products, disinfectants and industrial compounds Umweltbundesamt, 2006; Götz et al., 2010; UBA, 2011; Bergmann, 2011; Fick et al., 2012
Table 1: Type of literature sources consulted in the method development.