Source of arsenic in licorice confectionery products.


Spanish legislation sets a maximum level for total arsenic (As) in confectionery products at 0.1 microg g(-)(1). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration limitations for glycyrrhizic acid in hard and soft candies are 160 and 31 mg g(-)(1), respectively. Arsenic and glycyrrhizic acid were determined in 22 different confectionery products: 9 throat pearls, 4… (More)


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@article{CarbonellBarrachina2003SourceOA, title={Source of arsenic in licorice confectionery products.}, author={{\'A}ngel A Carbonell-Barrachina and Pedro Aracil and Elena Garc{\'i}a and Francisco Burl{\'o} and Francisco Mart{\'i}nez-S{\'a}nchez}, journal={Journal of agricultural and food chemistry}, year={2003}, volume={51 6}, pages={1749-52} }