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Assessment of daily intake of organochlorine pesticides from milk in different regions of Poland.
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PMID:  23305275     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The common occurrence of organochlorine compounds in the environment, food and human tissues may constitute a serious threat to human health. The method of gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy was used to determine the content of pesticides in 15 samples of raw cow's milk from different regions of Poland. The results revealed high levels of p,p'-DDE, p,p'-DDT, heptachlor and aldrin. The studied milk contained lindane in average concentrations within the maximum limits. Although in 20% of all samples tested, the concentration of lindane exceeded permissible limits, while in 15% of samples the content of Σ DDT was too high. But the average daily consumption of milk containing organochlorine pesticides poses no direct threat to human health, because daily intake (DI) for all compounds were below the acceptable daily intake (ADI). Attention should be paid to the exposure of consumers to pesticide residues from other dairy foods.
Agata Witczak; Anna Mituniewicz-Małek; Izabela Dmytrów
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of environmental science and health. Part. B, Pesticides, food contaminants, and agricultural wastes     Volume:  48     ISSN:  1532-4109     ISO Abbreviation:  J Environ Sci Health B     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7607167     Medline TA:  J Environ Sci Health B     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
a Toxicology Department , West Pomeranian University of Technology , Szczecin , Poland.
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