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Estimate of the maximal daily dietary intake of butylated hydroxyanisole and butylated hydroxytoluene in The Netherlands.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2095750     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The daily dietary intake of the phenolic antioxidants butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) and/or butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) was estimated using data obtained from a nationwide dietary record survey carried out in The Netherlands in 1987/1988. The estimates were based on the fat content of selected food categories and their respective maximum permitted levels of BHA and/or BHT. The results indicate that it is unlikely that the current acceptable daily intake for BHA (0-0.05 mg/kg body weight) is surpassed, even in individuals with an extremely high caloric intake, except in extreme cases in 1-6-year-olds. However, it cannot be excluded that the acceptable daily intake for BHT (FAO/WHO: 0-0.125 mg/kg; EEC: 0-0.05 mg/kg) is exceeded in all age and sex groups, but particularly in children aged 1-6 years.
Authors:
H Verhagen; I Deerenberg; A Marx; F ten Hoor; P T Henderson; J C Kleinjans
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0278-6915     ISO Abbreviation:  Food Chem. Toxicol.     Publication Date:  1990 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-07-31     Completed Date:  1990-07-31     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8207483     Medline TA:  Food Chem Toxicol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  215-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Human Biology, University of Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Age Factors
Butylated Hydroxyanisole / administration & dosage,  standards*
Butylated Hydroxytoluene / administration & dosage,  standards*
Child
Child, Preschool
Diet*
Dietary Fats / analysis
Energy Intake
Female
Humans
Infant
Male
Maximum Allowable Concentration
Netherlands
Nutrition Surveys
Sex Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Fats; 128-37-0/Butylated Hydroxytoluene; 25013-16-5/Butylated Hydroxyanisole
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Food Chem Toxicol. 1991 Jan;29(1):73-5   [PMID:  1999310 ]

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