Daily intake of heavy metals by infants through milk and milk products.

@article{Tripathi1999DailyIO,
  title={Daily intake of heavy metals by infants through milk and milk products.},
  author={Raj Mangal Tripathi and Rajana Raghunath and V. N. Sastry and T. M. Krishnamoorthy},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={1999},
  volume={227 2-3},
  pages={229-35}
}
Concentrations of the essential elements Zn and Cu and potentially toxic elements Pb and Cd in different milk samples and baby food materials were measured, primarily to assess whether the intakes comply with recommended desired levels for essential and permissible levels for toxic elements. The geometric mean concentrations of Pb, Cd, Cu and Zn in different types of milk were found to vary from 1.70 to 3.35, 0.07 to 0.10, 43.2 to 195 and 1772 to 4230 micrograms/l, while the same in different… CONTINUE READING

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