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Estimation of copper intake in moderate wine consumers in croatia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21971106     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
To estimate Cu exposure level from wine consumption and to assess possible health risk for moderate wine consumers, wine samples were collected from different wine-growing areas of Croatia. Median concentrations were 180 μg L-1, range (76 to 292) μg L-1, in commercial wines and 258 μg L-1, range (115 to 7600) μg L-1, in homemade wines (P>0.05). Maximum permitted level of 1000 μg L-1 was exceeded in three homemade wines. However, daily intake of Cu from wine (in the range from 0.02 mg d-1 to 1.52 mg d-1) estimated from Cu concentration in all wine samples is lower than the tolerable upper intake level of 5 mg d-1 proposed by the EU Scientific Committee on Food and does not present a risk to moderate wine consumers.
Authors:
Blanka Tariba; Zorana Kljaković-Gašpić; Alica Pizent
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0004-1254     ISO Abbreviation:  Arh Hig Rada Toksikol     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-05     Completed Date:  2012-01-31     Revised Date:  2012-05-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373100     Medline TA:  Arh Hig Rada Toksikol     Country:  Croatia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  229-34     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb, Croatia. btariba@imi.hr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Alcohol Drinking*
Copper / analysis*
Croatia
Humans
Wine / analysis*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7440-50-8/Copper

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