No risk to health from DEET residues in chanterelle mushrooms from Eastern Europe

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German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5281/zenodo.581063
  • Subject: Germany | Opinion | N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide | biocides | mushrooms | N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide

Up to 1 milligram DEET (N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide) per kilogram mushrooms was de-tected in fresh chanterelles from Lithuania, Russia and Belarus. DEET is used in biocide products for instance to offer protection against mosquitoes and ticks. The Federal Institute fo... View more
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