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Table 8 Non-carcinogenic risk of cyanide for both adult and children

From: Human health risk assessment of cyanide levels in water and tuber crops from Kenyasi, a mining community in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana

Type Pathway Adult Children
Dam water Ingestion 0.40 2.95
Dermal 0.34 1.42
Bore hole water Ingestion 0.43 3.18
Dermal 0.35 1.52
Cassava Ingestion 0.91 6.75
Cocoyam Ingestion 0.42 3.13
Fish Ingestion 1.47 7.21