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Table 8 V, Sb, Cr, Al and Mn in collected samples in fields: 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 0.0050 0.010 0.00000035 0.0035 7
Eggplant 0.0053 0.00000080 0.0080 15
Lettuce 0.0056 0.0000015 0.015 6
Strawberry 0.0050 0.00000025 0.0025 7
Turnip greens 0.019 0.0000012 0.012 18
ANTIMONY Pepper 0.0050 0.006 0.00000035 0.0059 7
Eggplant 0.0050 0.00000075 0.013 8
Lettuce 0.0050 0.0000013 0.022 3
Strawberry 0.0050 0.00000025 0.0041 7
Turnip greens 0.013 0.00000081 0.013 45
CHROMIUM Pepper 0.029 0.001 Cr(VI) 0.0000021 0.21 11
Eggplant 0.027 0.0000041 0.41 16
Lettuce 0.031 0.0000085 0.85 6
Strawberry 0.024 0.0000012 0.12 9
Turnip greens 0.024 0.0000014 0.14 15
ALUMINIUM Pepper 1.2 0.150 0.000084 0.056 11
Eggplant 0.57 0.000086 0.058 14
Lettuce 0.38 0.00010 0.068 6
Strawberry 3.3 0.00016 0.11 10
Turnip greens 9.8 0.00059 0.40 20
MANGANESE Pepper 1.2 0.160 0.000087 0.055 8
Eggplant 1.4 0.00022 0.13 13
Lettuce 2.4 0.00066 0.41 4
Strawberry 2.2 0.00011 0.069 8
Turnip greens 3.0 0.00018 0.11 16
  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