The results of the environmental assessment of a selected sample of drug compounds are shown here.
Environmental risk refers to risk to the aquatic environment calculated based on Swedish conditions and is given as insignificant, low, moderate or high. "Cannot be excl" means that the manufacturer has stated that the documentary basis for assessment of risk is insufficient. Information about environmental risks are obtained from www.fass.se.
In the hazard assessment the substance is assigned a value between 0 and 9 (PBT Index). The higher the value of a substance, the greater its danger to the environment. For more information please see the section headed " About classification" in the menu on the right.
Substances indicated in bold are included in "Kloka Listan" (Stockholm County Council´s "Wise List" of recommended drugs for common diseases) and are presented in the beginning of each section.
Search on ATC (drug group) or substance in the tables below to see assessment, prescription volume, etc.