Water Research Foundation Knowledge Portals Contaminants of Emerging Concern

​Many chemicals are considered contaminants of emerging concern (CECs).​​ WRF has funded research on several prominent CECs, including endocrine disrupting compounds, pharmaceuticals and personal care products, vo​​latile organic compounds, cyanotoxins, and hexavalent chromium. Concern about these chemicals can arise due to public perception, media attention, increased occurrence, or potential health effects.

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