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Dietary intake of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from fish and meat by residents of Nanjing, China.
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PMID:  21764134     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Concentrations of 14 polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDEs) and 28 polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs) congers were measured in 137 samples of fish and meat from Nanjing, a city in the Yangtze River Delta, China. Total concentrations of PBDEs were less in fish (mean of 180pg/g ww; range 8.0-1100pg/g ww), but more in non fish foods (mean of 180pg/g ww; range 15-950pg/g ww) than those reported from other countries. The total dietary intake of PBDEs and PCBs by humans were 9.9ng PBDE/d and 870ng PCB/d, respectively. The daily intake by a 60kg adult of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin equivalents (TEQ(WHO)) from PCBs was estimated to be 49pg (PCB)TEQ(WHO)/d (0.82pg (PCB)TEQ(WHO)/kg bw), which is less than the tolerable daily intake suggested by the World Health Organization (WHO). The daily intake of meat and fish accounted for 57.2% and 42.8% of the total intake of (PCB)TEQ(WHO).
Guanyong Su; Xiaohua Liu; Zishen Gao; Qimin Xian; Jianfang Feng; Xiaowei Zhang; John P Giesy; Si Wei; Hongling Liu; Hongxia Yu
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-7-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Environment international     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-6750     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
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Created Date:  2011-7-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7807270     Medline TA:  Environ Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
The State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resources Reuse, School of the Environment, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China.
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