Iomeprol is an X-ray contrast agent from the group of organic iodine compounds that is excreted unmetabolized from the human body a few hours after intravenous or oral administration.
Iomeprol in the environment
Because iomeprol is not metabolized in the body, it gets into the environment via sewage and sewage treatment plants , where it can accumulate due to its poor biodegradability. The degradability by ozonation was investigated.
↑ This substance has either not yet been classified with regard to its hazardousness or a reliable and citable source has not yet been found.
↑ a b Peter Pfundstein, Christian Martin, Wolfgang Schulz, Wolfram Seitz, Katinka Meike Ruth, Andrea Wille, Alfred Steinbach and Dirk Flottmann: IC-ICP / MS-Analytik , GIT Labor-Fachzeitschrift January 2015, pp. 29–31.
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