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Fish in U.S. Rivers Tainted With Common Medications
Date:3/26/2009

dient in the antidepressant fluoxetine (Prozac);
  • the antidepressant sertraline (Zoloft);
  • galaxolide and tonalide, common odor-enhancing ingredients in soap and other hygiene products.
  • Galaxolide and tonalide were found in the highest concentrations in the fish tissue, while the others were more concentrated in the liver, which processes foreign substances that enter the body.

    The study was presented Wednesday at the American Chemical Society annual meeting in Salt Lake City, while the results also are to be published in a special online edition of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

    More information

    The U.S. Geologic Survey has more about toxins in wastewater.



    -- Kevin McKeever



    SOURCE: Baylor University, news release, March 25, 2009


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