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Biological effects of surfactants

Author: S A Ostroumov
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Understanding the role of biota and the impact of pollutants that enter aquatic ecosystems is crucial to the assessment, prevention, and remediation of damaged environments. Biological Effects of Surfactants synthesizes the most important findings from hundreds of articles and author's new experiments on the biological effects of synthetic surfactants and detergents on organisms, populations, communities, and
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S A Ostroumov
ISBN: 0849325269 9780849325267
OCLC Number: 61451693
Description: 279 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / M.E. Vinogradov and V.D. Fedorov --
Foreword / Steven C. McCutcheon --
Ch. 1. Anthropogenic impacts and synthetic surfactants as pollutants of aquatic ecosystems --
Ch. 2. Organisms and methods --
Ch. 3. Biological activity of waters containing anionic surfactants --
Ch. 4. Biological activity of waters containing nonionogenic surfactants --
Ch. 5. Biological activity of waters containing cationic surfactants --
Ch. 6. Biological effects of surfactant-containing mixtures and other preparations --
Ch. 7. Biological effects of synthetic surfactants and participation of hydrobionts in water purification.
Responsibility: S.A. Ostroumov.


Examines the effects of anionic, non-ionic, cationic surfactants, and detergents on a wide range of organisms, populations, communities, and ecosystems. This book describes priorities and approaches  Read more...
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Environment toxicology innovations:useful to scientists,professors,students

by Dr.A.Stein (WorldCat user published 2013-04-12) Excellent Permalink

Until this book was published, there was an underestimation of the environmental hazards from surfactants and mixture products that contain surfactants. The mixture products are shampoos, dish washing liquids, laundry detergents, and many other products.

The book contains a huge body of new...
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