Persistence. It cannot be excluded that flecainide is persistent, due to the lack of data.
Bioaccumulation. It cannot be excluded that flecainide bioaccumulates, due to the lack of data.
Toxicity. It cannot be excluded that flecainide is toxic, due to the lack of data.
Risk. Risk of environmental impact of flecainide cannot be excluded, due to the lack of environmental toxicity data.
Environmental information is missing on fass.se for flecainide (2023-10-04). It is voluntary for manufacturers to provide information on environmental impact on fass.se.
Flecainide has been detected in the water environment in Region Stockholm and elsewhere in Sweden.
Pharmaceuticals residues in the aquatic environment in Sweden
Flecainide has been detected in treated wastewater, surface water and drinking water in Region Stockholm during 2021. Flecainide has also been detected elsewhere in Sweden.
- Provtagningar av läkemedelsrester i vatten, sediment och fisk för Region Stockholm.
- IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute Ltd. Fick J, Lindberg RH, Kaj L, Brorström-Lundén E. Results from the Swedish National Screening Programme 2010. Subreport 3. Pharmaceuticals.
- IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute Ltd Fick J, Lindberg RH, Fång J, Magnér J, Kaj L, Brorström-Lundén E. Screening 2014. Analysis of pharmaceuticals and hormones in samples from WWTPs and receiving waters. Rapport C 135.
Author: Health and Medical Care Administration, Region Stockholm