D C McAvoy
Affiliation: The Procter and Gamble Company
- A comparison of alcohol ethoxylate environmental monitoring data using different analytical proceduresDrew C McAvoy
The Procter and Gamble Company, Miami Valley Labs, Cincinnati, Ohio 45252, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 25:1268-74. 2006..Results from this reevaluation provided a more realistic profile of both historical AE removal during wastewater treatment as well as the occurrence of AE in U.S. surface waters...
- Risk assessment approach for untreated wastewater using the QUAL2E water quality modelD C McAvoy
Procter and Gamble Company, Miami Valley Laboratory, 11810 East Miami Road, Ross, Cincinnati, OH 45061, USA
Chemosphere 52:55-66. 2003..Results from this study support the use of QUAL2E for assessing the risk of consumer product ingredients in riverine systems receiving untreated wastewater...
- Measurement of triclosan in wastewater treatment systemsDrew C McAvoy
The Procter and Gamble Company, Miami Valley Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH 45253 8707, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 21:1323-9. 2002..Based on results from this study, the chlorinated analogues and biotransformation by-product of TCS are expected to be very low in receiving waters and sludge-amended soils...
- Removal and environmental exposure of alcohol ethoxylates in US sewage treatmentS W Morrall
Procter and Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 64:3-13. 2006..The total-flow-weighted average AE effluent concentration was 3.64 microg/L...
- Evaluation of an inactivation procedure for determining the sorption of organic compounds to activated sludgeK M Kerr
Proctor and Gamble Company, Miami Valley Laboratories, Ross, Ohio 45061, USA
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 47:314-22. 2000....
- Integration of aquatic fate and ecological responses to linear alkyl benzene sulfonate (LAS) in model stream ecosystemsS E Belanger
Environmental Science Department, The Procter and Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH 45253 8707, USA
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 52:150-71. 2002..A low or no uncertainty factor could be applied to the result...
- Investigation of an onsite wastewater treatment system in sandy soil: sorption and biodegradation of linear alkylbenzene sulfonateJon Doi
Aqua Survey, 499 Point Breeze Road, Flemington, New Jersey 08822, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 21:2617-22. 2002..The three soils showed 49.8 to 83.4% LAS mineralization (percentage of theoretical CO2) over 45- or 59-d test periods. These results demonstrate that subsurface soils in this system have the potential to sorb and biodegrade LAS...
- Investigation of an onsite wastewater treatment system in sandy soil: site characterization and fate of anionic and nonionic surfactantsAllen M Nielsen
Sasol North America, 12024 Vista Parke Drive, Austin, Texas 78726-4050, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 21:2606-16. 2002..Therefore, this study indicates that LAS, AE, and AES are readily removed from groundwater in soils below septic system drainfields even in situations with minimal unsaturated soil zones...
- The influence of untreated wastewater to aquatic communities in the Balatuin River, The PhilippinesScott D Dyer
Procter and Gamble Company, Miami Valley Laboratories, 11810 East Miami River Rd, Ross, Cincinnati, OH 45061, USA
Chemosphere 52:43-53. 2003..The lack of recovery observed was attributed to influences of low DO, high ammonia and poor colonization from upstream and downstream reaches due to organically-enriched discharges..
- Modeling nonsteady-state conditions and kinetics of mass transport for hydrophobic compounds in activated-sludge treatmentBruce E Rittmann
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208 3109, USA
Water Environ Res 75:273-80. 2003..Finally, the importance of mass-transport kinetics between the aqueous and sorbed phases suggests that research should be focused on this poorly understood mechanism in activated sludge...
- Investigation of an onsite wastewater treatment system in sandy soil: modeling the fate of surfactantsDrew C McAvoy
The Procter and Gamble Company, 6110 Center Hill Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45224, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 21:2623-30. 2002..However, the model was appropriate and useful as a screening tool for the sorbable organic compounds studied. The applicability of the model to other classes of compounds should be assessed before broader application...
- Fate of polydimethylsilicone in biosolids-amended field plotsSamuel J Traina
School of Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
J Environ Qual 31:247-55. 2002..These results support that the overriding factor controlling the fate of PDMS in field soils is the soil moisture content...