Risks of migration from traditional metallic teapots

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Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5281/zenodo.439029
  • Subject: Opinion | metals | lead | nickel | migration | materials in contact | traditional dishes | Belgium

Assuming realistic consumption scenarios (4 cups of natural tea or lemon tea per day, 15 minutes infusion) a daily intake of 1.7 to 320 μg of lead per kg bw was estimated for a person weighing 60 kg. Based on the EFSA established BMDL values (EFSA, 2010), this i... View more
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