Estimation of dietary intake of arsenic in the general population of the Republic of Croatia.
Total amounts of arsenic in foods sold in Croatia were determined over a 5-year period (1988-1993).
Highest mean levels were recorded in the following food groups : fish (498 mug/kg), fishery products (270 mug/kg) and cheese and dairy products (39 mug/kg) ; lowest levels were contained in fruit, chocolate and fruit products (0.2,0.2 and 0.3 mug/kg, respectively).
Mean weekly dietary arsenic intake estimated on the basis of the level of arsenic and consumption of the studied foodstuffs is 81.9 mug/individual.
The PTWI level achieved by the general population of Croatia is 7.8'Y>.
Mots-clés Pascal : Arsenic, Métal, Contamination, Aliment, Alimentation, Composition chimique, Homme, Croatie, Europe, Consommation alimentaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Arsenic, Metal, Contamination, Food, Feeding, Chemical composition, Human, Croatia, Europe, Food intake
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0486917
Code Inist : 002B03H. Création : 10/04/1997.