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Table 5 Chronic cumulative exposure to OP and SP through ready-to-eat vegetables in Kumasi, Ghana

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

Pesticide iEDI (mgkg−1 day−1) Adjusted RPF a Concentration expressed in equivalents of index compounds ADI of Index Compounds
Chlorpyrifos 1.07 × 10−5 0.12b 1.28 × 10−6  
Diazinon 1.38 × 10−5 0.02b 2.76 × 10−7  
Organophosphate    1.56 × 10−6 c 0.004
Bifenthrin 1.17 × 10−5 1.01 1.18 × 10−5  
Cypermethrin 1.73 × 10−6 0.19 3.28 × 10−7  
Deltamethrin 6.90 × 10−7 1.00 6.90 × 10−7  
Fenvalerate 1.21 × 10−4 0.36 8.69 × 10−7  
Lambda-cyhalothrin 1.55 × 10−5 1.63 2.53 × 10−5  
Permethrin 1.07 × 10−5 0.09 9.62 × 10−7  
Synthetic Pyrethroids    4.00 × 10−5 c 0.01
  1. aAdjusted RPF = FQPA 10X factors of index compound (USEPA 2006, 2011) × Oral RPF
  2. bMethamidophos as index compound and the rest had Deltemethrin as index compound
  3. cChronic cumulative intake/exposure