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Duplicate study on the dietary intake of some metals/metalloids by German children. 2. Aluminium, cadmium and lead

Wilhelm, M.; Lombeck, I.; Kouros, B.; Wuthe, J.; Ohnesorge, F.K.

Zentralblatt fur Hygiene und Umweltmedizin 197(5): 357-369


ISSN/ISBN: 0934-8859
Accession: 002597640

The dietary intake of aluminum, cadmium and lead by 47 children (aged 5-8 years) living in West Germany (Duisburg) is reported, Duplicate portions of all food and beverages were obtained on 2 days. Al, Cd and Pb were measured by atomic absorption spectrometry under careful quality control. The dietary intake of Al was low (median amounted to 2.9% and the maximum value to 11.2% of the FAO/WHO provisional tolerable weekly intake).

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