Emerging pollutants (EPs) in the environment have become a significant
source of pollution and cause of serious concern for the ecosystem and human health.
Although during the recent decades, extensive research has been performed worldwide
for the detection and analysis of EPs, continuous refinement, and development of
specific analytical techniques; a great number of undetected EPs still need to be
investigated in different components of the ecosystem and biological tissues.
Therefore, this chapter provides extensive reviews of several emerging pollutants
reported around the globe along with their physiochemical properties and potential
ecological impacts. Moreover, formulated legislations and policy regulations for the
monitoring of EPs are also discussed in this chapter.