Large margin between concentrations in the environment and the concentration that affects the environment. Furosemide has a low potential for bioaccumulation.
Furosemide has previously been found in purified wastewater and surface water in Stockholm County (2005–2012).
The risk classification insignificant, according to Fass.se, is based on total sold amount (kg) of the substance in Sweden during the year 2016 and the toxicity of the substance.
Author: Department of Strategic Careers, Stockholm County Council.