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Volume 13 (2015)

Toxicological evaluation of exposed SPMD membranes

Vladimír Kočí / Martin Mlejnek / Lucie Kochánková
Published Online: 2003-03-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/BF02479255


This article is focused on bioassay evaluation of exposed SPMDs. Toxicity testing of SPMD extract is a suitable complementary parameter to chemical analysis. Vtox as an integrative parameter describing toxic properties of extract from membrane and thus a level of contamination of assessed ambient is presented here. Two examples of practical use of Vtox is demonstrated: a course of toxicity throw wastewater treatment plant with industrial inlets and increase of toxicity in surface water body caused by leakages of POPs from industrial plant.

Keywords: passive sampling; POPs; SPMD; toxicity testing; Vtox

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Published Online: 2003-03-01

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Citation Information: Open Chemistry, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 28–34, ISSN (Online) 2391-5420, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/BF02479255.

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