Exposure of the Main Italian River Basin to Pharmaceuticals
Literature values (S. Castiglioni et al., 2004; R. Andreozzi et al., 2003; Banca dati Farmacoambiente; Drugbank) of the physicochemical properties and degradation behaviour of the selected pharmaceuticals.
Class of drugs
Molecular weight (g/mol)
Stability in water
Stable for 40 d (5–25°C) 45.2 h pH 7.4 (UV ray)
Stable 160 h pH 6.18,65°C
Stable 90 d pH 5.2
Stable 96% 240 d pH 5.2
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