Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon and Metal Concentrations in Imported Canned Maize

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Embbey K Ossai ; Chukwujindu Maxwell Iwegbue ; Elizabeth E. Ajogungbe ; Godswill O Tesi (2014)
  • Publisher: Turkish Science and Tecnology (TST)
  • Journal: Turkish Journal of Agriculture: Food Science and Technology (issn: 2148-127X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.24925/turjaf.v3i1.53-58.173
  • Subject: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons | Heavy metals | Canned food | Nigeria | Agriculture | S | Agriculture (General) | S1-972

Concentrations and profile of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons(PAHs) and metals (Cd, Pb, Ni, Cr, Fe and Mn) were determined in selected brands of canned maize in the Nigeria market with a view to providing information on the hazards associated with the consumption of th... View more
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