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TableĀ 5 Average daily intake of PTEs through consumption of vegetables (mg/kg-day)

From: Health risk assessment of potentially toxic elements via consumption of vegetables irrigated with polluted river water in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Elements Individual Eth. Kale Lettuce Cabb. S.Chard Carrot Potato Average RfD
Cr Adults 0.010 0.016 0.010 0.012 0.014 0.009 0.012 1.500
Children 0.011 0.018 0.012 0.014 0.016 0.010 0.014
Mn Adults 0.174 0.262 0.181 0.908 0.087 0.033 0.274 0.140
Children 0.200 0.302 0.208 1.040 0.100 0.038 0.315
Fe Adults 1.100 2.990 2.210 2.240 1.320 0.628 1.750 0.700
Children 1.260 3.440 2.540 2.570 1.520 0.722 2.010
Cu Adults 0.030 0.069 0.020 0.072 0.045 0.032 0.045 0.040
Children 0.034 0.080 0.023 0.082 0.052 0.037 0.051
Zn Adults 0.231 0.304 0.149 0.357 0.142 0.090 0.212 0.300
Children 0.265 0.349 0.172 0.410 0.163 0.104 0.244
As Adults 0.0005 0.0006 0.0005 0.0007 0.0003 0.0002 0.0005 0.0003
Children 0.0005 0.0007 0.0006 0.0008 0.0004 0.0002 0.0005
Sr Adults 0.631 0.190 0.404 0.283 0.132 0.017 0.276 0.600
Children 0.724 0.218 0.465 0.325 0.151 0.019 0.317
Cd Adults 0.0005 0.0006 0.0002 0.0006 0.0003 0.0002 0.0004 0.001
Children 0.0006 0.0007 0.0003 0.0007 0.0003 0.0002 0.0005
Ba Adults 0.288 0.112 0.195 0.427 0.116 0.012 0.192 0.200
Children 0.331 0.128 0.225 0.491 0.134 0.014 0.221
B Adults 0.134 0.131 0.105 0.208 0.110 0.038 0.121 0.200
Children 0.154 0.150 0.120 0.239 0.127 0.043 0.139
V Adults 0.002 0.005 0.004 0.004 0.002 0.001 0.003 1.800
Children 0.003 0.006 0.004 0.005 0.003 0.001 0.004
Co Adults 0.0003 0.0018 0.0013 0.0021 0.0009 0.0008 0.0012 0.043
Children 0.0004 0.0021 0.0015 0.0024 0.0011 0.0009 0.0014
Ni Adults 0.004 0.011 0.008 0.009 0.006 0.003 0.007 0.020
Children 0.004 0.013 0.009 0.010 0.007 0.004 0.008
  1. Exceedances are in italics