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Table 2 Concentration of pesticide residues in ready-to-eat vegetables (mgkg−1)

From: Health risks due to consumption of pesticides in ready-to-eat vegetables (salads) in Kumasi, Ghana

LOCATION Sample ID Bifen thrin Chlor pyrifos Cyperm ethrin Deltam ethrin Diazinon Fenva lerate Lambda- cyhalothrin Perme thrin
Knust(farm) RVS 1 BDL 0.048 BDL BDL BDL BDL 0.010 0.460
Atonso RVS 2 0.090 0.034 0.070 BDL BDL 0.004 0.050 BDL
Chipatre RVS 3 BDL 0.049 BDL BDL 0.179 0.001 0.020 BDL
Tanoso RVS 4 0.320 BDL BDL BDL BDL 0.003 0.040 BDL
Ayigya RVS 5 BDL BDL BDL BDL BDL 0.001 0.110 BDL
Kejetia RVS 6 0.007 BDL 0.002 BDL BDL BDL 0.020 BDL
Santasi RVS 7 BDL 0.050 BDL BDL BDL 0.002 0.070 BDL
Kwadaso RVS 8 0.030 BDL BDL 0.001 BDL 0.011 0.050 0.040
Airport R RVS 9 BDL BDL BDL 0.002 BDL 0.002 0.040 BDL
Fante RVS 10 0.010 0.050 BDL 0.003 0.128 0.008 0.060 BDL
Adum RVS 11 BDL 0.040 BDL BDL 0.066 0.050 0.010 BDL
Suame RVS 12 BDL 0.089 BDL 0.004 BDL 0.010 0.030 BDL
Aboabo RVS 13 BDL 0.090 BDL BDL BDL 0.006 0.060 BDL
Knust RVS 14 BDL BDL BDL BDL BDL 0.005 0.130 0.002
Asafo RVS 15 BDL 0.038 BDL 0.021 0.184 0.006 0.010 BDL
Bantama RVS 16 0.080 BDL BDL BDL BDL BDL 0.004 BDL
MRL   1 0.05 1 0.1 0.01 0.02 0.2 0.05
  1. MRL = Maximum Residue Limit issued by European Union (EU, 2013)
  2. Bold and Italic numbers exceeded their corresponding MRL