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A survey of the use personal care products among students and their potential effects to environment

Gopalakrishnan, Yashni and Ariffin, Siti Hidayah and Al-Gheethi, Adel Ali Saeed and Radin Mohamed, Radin Maya Saphira and Said, Shahrullneeza and Azizan, Mohd Sazwan and Nandong, Steven Suat and Ismail, Nurhasyima and Shamsul, Nurfasha Aqilah (2018) A survey of the use personal care products among students and their potential effects to environment. In: Water and environmental issues. Penerbit UTHM, UTHM, pp. 65-75. ISBN 978-967-2183-94-5

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Abstract

The presence and fate of pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) in the environment is undergoing increasing scrutiny. PPCPs entering the environment causes detrimental effects on environment and health. It contains diverse organic groups, such as antibiotics, hormones, antimicrobial agents, synthetic and musks. It raised significant concerns in recent years for their persistent input and potential threat to ecological environment and human health. A group of UTHM students have done a survey on the personal care products used by students in “Kolej Kediaman Bestari” UTHM, profile and their potential hazard to environment and health. From the survey, the mostly commonly used products by both male and female students have been identified.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pharmaceutical; Personal care products: Environment; Hazard.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Water and Environmental Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Abdul Rahim Mat Radzuan
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2020 00:45
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2020 00:45
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/12624
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