publication . Other literature type . Report . 2009

No Risk To Health From Deet Residues In Chanterelle Mushrooms From Eastern Europe

German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment;
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  • Published: 07 Oct 2009
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Abstract
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 for Risk Assessment (BfR) examined whether the contaminated mushrooms constitute a health risk for consumers. The toxicological assessment of DEET is based on the evaluation of this substance by the Member State Sweden in conjunction with the EU active substance tests for biocides. It indi-cated that the health risk from DEET arising from external use by humans is deemed to be extremely low. However...
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free text keywords: Germany, Opinion, N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide, biocides, mushrooms, http://id.agrisemantics.org/gacs/C29550, http://id.agrisemantics.org/gacs/C21233, http://id.agrisemantics.org/gacs/C5073
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publication . Other literature type . Report . 2009

No Risk To Health From Deet Residues In Chanterelle Mushrooms From Eastern Europe

German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment;