The possibility of food contamination with cadmium by means of coloured plastics.

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By using spectrophotometric atomic absorption, the release of cadmium from some plastic materials (polyethylenes, PVC, polystyrene) used for manufacturing containers, wraps and household objects (which are coloured with pigments derived from cadmium compounds) was studied. Subchronic experiments (45 days) were carried out in white Wistar rats with extracts… (More)

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@article{Preda1983ThePO, title={The possibility of food contamination with cadmium by means of coloured plastics.}, author={Nicolae S. Preda and Lucia A. Popa and M Ariesan}, journal={Journal of applied toxicology : JAT}, year={1983}, volume={3 3}, pages={139-42} }