formula: C6H5N3 ; CAS Registry Number: 95-14-7
UV stabilizers in plastics
Phenolic benzotriazoles are widely applied as UV stabilizers in plastics and to some extent also in cosmetics and sun screens. Many phenolic benzotriazoles are highly lipophilic compounds and exhibit a high sorption and bioaccumulation potential.
Bioindicator in rivers and lakes
Fine insoluble mineral or organic particles in the water phase
Important, old-industrialised conurbation in Germany.
Longest river in Germany
1995 - 2013
Links to external information and legislation
Benzotriazole UV stabilizers in sediments, suspended particulate matter and fish of German rivers: New insights into occurrence, time trends and persistency
Wick, Arne; Jacobs, Björn; Kunkel, Uwe; Peter Heininger, Peter; Ternes, Thomas A.
Environmental Pollution 212 (2016), 401–412; available online 11 February 2016, 2016
Phenol-Benzotriazole in Proben der Umweltprobenbank - Screening und Zeitreihen
Wick, Arne; Jacobs, Björn; Ternes, Thomas A.
Koblenz: Bundesanstalt für Gewässerkunde, 2016. - 61, 2016