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Persistence. It cannot be excluded that epinephrine is persistent, since no data are available.
Bioaccumulation. Epinephrine has low potential for bioaccumulation.
Toxicity. No data.
Risk. Risk of environmental impact of epinephrine cannot be excluded, since no ecotoxicity data are available.

Detailed information

Fass environmental information

Fass environmental information for Adrenalin Bradex (epinephrine ) from FrostPharma and EpiPen (epinephrine) from Meda respectively (downloaded 2021-01-18).


Persistence: No data.

Bioaccumulation: An experimentally derived Log P of -1,2 (unknown method).

Toxicity: No data.


PEC = 1,5 * 10-4 μg/L. "According to the European Medicines Agency guideline on environmental risk assessment of medicinal products (EMA/CHMP/SWP/4447/00), use of Epinephrine is unlikely to represent a risk for the environment, because the predicted environmental concentration (PEC) is below the action limit 0,01 μg/L."

Author: Health and Medical Care Administration, Region Stockholm