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- Duirk, Stephen E., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Environmental Science & Technology Letters 2016 v.3 no.3 pp. 81-84
- X-radiation; byproducts; chlorination; cytotoxicity; disinfection; environmental science; genotoxicity; mammals; mutagens
- ... When the X-ray contrast pharmaceutical iopamidol was chlorinated in natural source water, a toxic mixture of many disinfection byproducts (DBPs) was formed. We isolated and identified five high-molecular weight iopamidol chlorination DBPs and analyzed their cytotoxicity and genotoxicity using mammalian cells. Of the five DBPs, four exhibited low levels of cytotoxicity, while none of the iopamidol ...