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Determination of PCDDs and PCDFs in different animal feed ingredients.
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PMID:  12002467     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
As result of a study to control feedstuff, analyses were carried out to evaluate the contamination caused by PCDDs and PCDFs in different animal feed ingredients. Thirty two samples were selected, including ingredients of animal and mineral origin. For samples of mineral origin, some additives widely employed as binder and anticaking agents, such as bentonite, damoline, kaolin, magnesite, sepiolite and zeolite were selected. And, for ingredients of animal origin, samples of hemoglobin, animal fat, fish oil, fish meal and meat and bone meal were analyzed. The levels ranged from 0.52 to 9.08 pg WHO-TEQ/g fat for samples of animal origin, and from 0.05 to 460.59 pg WHO-TEQ/g for samples of mineral origin. The higher concentrations were observed for the kaolin samples that presented high levels of dioxin contamination.
E Eljarrat; J Caixach; J Rivera
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chemosphere     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0045-6535     ISO Abbreviation:  Chemosphere     Publication Date:  2002 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-05-10     Completed Date:  2002-11-04     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0320657     Medline TA:  Chemosphere     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1403-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Ecotechnologies, Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, IIQAB, CSIC, Barcelona, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Animal Feed*
Benzofurans / analysis*
Environmental Monitoring
Fish Products
Food Contamination*
Soil Pollutants / analysis*
Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin / analogs & derivatives*,  analysis*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Benzofurans; 0/Soil Pollutants; 0/chlorinated dibenzofurans; 0/polychlorodibenzo-4-dioxin; 1746-01-6/Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin

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