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Table 6 Pesticide concentrations in the different ready-to-vegetables (mgkg−1) presented as the mean ± standard deviation (n = 16) with the range in parenthesis

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

Pesticide Salad Samples LOQ LOD
Synthtic Pyrethroids Bifenthrin 0.034 ± 0.088
(0.007 – 0.320)
0.003 0.0010
Cypermethrin 0.005 ± 0.018
(0.002 – 0.070)
0.0010
Deltamethrin 0.002 ± 0.006
(0.001 – 0.021)
0.0010
Fenvalerate 0.007 ± 0.014
(0.001 – 0.050)
0.0030
Lambda- cyhalothrin 0.045 ± 0.059
(0.004 – 0.130)
0.0008
Permethrin 0.031 ± 0.111
(0.002 – 0.460)
0.0020
Allethrin BDL 0.0005
Cyfluthrin BDL 0.0003
Fenpropathrin BDL 0.0005
Organophosphorus Chlorpyrifos 0.031 ± 0.043
(0.034 – 0.090)
0.003 0.0008
Diazinon 0.040 ± 0.077
(0.066 – 0.184)
0.0008
Chlorfenvinphos BDL 0.0005
Dimethoate BDL 0.0010
Ethoprophos BDL 0.0010
Fenitrothion BDL 0.0008
Fonofos BDL 0.0005
Malathion BDL 0.0010
Methamidophos BDL 0.0010
Parathion BDL 0.0005
Phorate BDL 0.0010
Pirimiphos-methyl BDL 0.0005
Profenofos BDL 0.0010