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Table 10 V, Sb, Cr, Al and Mn in collected samples in markets: medium concentration (mg kg−1), ADI (mg kg−1 per body weight per day), EDI (medium concentration) (mg kg−1 per body weight per day), Metal daily quantity ingested respect to ADI (%) and ratio of EDI (worst case) to EDI (medium concentration); a) Szefer and Nriagu 2007; b) Van Paemel et al. 2010; c) WHO/SDE/WSH/03.04/74 2003 d); INRAN-SCAI 2005–06 2010; e) Leclercq et al. 2009

From: Occurrence of metals in vegetables and fruits from areas near landfill in Southern Italy and implications for human exposure

Metal Material Medium concentration(*) ADIb,c EDI(medium concentration)d,e Metal daily quantity ingested respect to ADI (%) EDI (worst case) /EDI (medium concentration)
VANADIUM Pepper 0.0053 0.010 0.00000037 0.0037 14
Eggplant 0.0057 0.00000085 0.0085 14
Lettuce 0.0053 0.0000014 0.014 6
Strawberry 0.0050 0.00000025 0.0025 7
Turnip greens 0.023 0.0000014 0.014 15
ANTIMONY Pepper 0.0053 0.006 0.00000037 0.0062 12
Eggplant 0.0068 0.0000010 0.017 19
Lettuce 0.0102 0.0000027 0.046 4
Strawberry 0.0063 0.00000031 0.0052 11
Turnip greens 0.009 0.00000057 0.010 10
CHROMIUM Pepper 0.024 0.001 Cr(VI) 0.0000017 0.17 19
Eggplant 0.021 0.0000031 0.31 14
Lettuce 0.027 0.0000073 0.73 11
Strawberry 0.020 0.0000010 0.10 8
Turnip greens 0.033 0.0000020 0.20 15
ALUMINIUM Pepper 1.7 0.150 0.00012 0.080 77
Eggplant 0.22 0.000033 0.022 12
Lettuce 1.3 0.00036 0.24 13
Strawberry 1.2 0.000057 0.038 18
Turnip greens 9.7 0.00059 0.39 20
MANGANESE Pepper 0.9 0.160 0.000064 0.040 9
Eggplant 1.6 0.00024 0.15 15
Lettuce 1.1 0.00030 0.19 12
Strawberry 2.9 0.00014 0.089 23
Turnip greens 3.1 0.00019 0.12 13
  1. (*) It was applied the upper bound approach (EFSA Scientific report (2010)) to calculate the medium concentration. The data not-detected was equal to value of LOD and the data not-quantified was equal to LOQ