Determination of dietary tin intake in an adult French citizen.

  title={Determination of dietary tin intake in an adult French citizen.},
  author={G H Bi{\'e}go and Michel Joyeux and Philippe Hartemann and G{\'e}rard Debry},
  journal={Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology},
  volume={36 2},
The tin contents in fresh food or in food stored in lacquered or unlacquered cans were determined in order to estimate the daily tin intake in a French citizen. Tin levels were 76.6 +/- 36.5 mg/kg in foods preserved in unlacquered cans, 3.2 +/- 2.3 mg/kg in foods stored in lacquered cans, and 0.03 +/- 0.03 mg/kg in fresh foods. Tin intake is essentially dependent on food stored in tin cans (98%), which only represents 5.6% of the total daily consumption of foods by a French citizen. The… CONTINUE READING

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