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Table 2

Input parameters for triclosan and carbamazepine simulations

ParameterInput values for triclosanInput values for carbamazepine
Per capita use rate 0.00082 g cap/daya 0.0003162 g/cap/dayb 
Decay (first order loss rate) 0.264 d−1c 0.0088 d−1d 
Treatment type Removalc Removal 
Activated sludge 95% 9%d 
Oxidation ditch 95% 9%d 
Rotating biological contactor 95% 0%e 
Lagoon 95% 0%e 
Trickling filter 80% 0%e 
Primary removal 30% 0%d 
ParameterInput values for triclosanInput values for carbamazepine
Per capita use rate 0.00082 g cap/daya 0.0003162 g/cap/dayb 
Decay (first order loss rate) 0.264 d−1c 0.0088 d−1d 
Treatment type Removalc Removal 
Activated sludge 95% 9%d 
Oxidation ditch 95% 9%d 
Rotating biological contactor 95% 0%e 
Lagoon 95% 0%e 
Trickling filter 80% 0%e 
Primary removal 30% 0%d 

aHealth Canada & Environment Canada (2012).

bLehner et al. (2013).

cde Zwart et al. (2006).

dCunningham et al. (2010).

eAssumed.

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