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Table 2 Estimated daily intake (mgkg/bw/day) for fruits and vegetables by stage along the chain

From: An assessment of health risks posed by consumption of pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables among residents in the Kampala Metropolitan Area in Uganda

Pesticides ADI (mg/kg/bw/day) EDI (mg/kg/bw/day)
Farm Market Street Restaurant Home
Dithiocarbamatea 0.05 0.002 0.003 0.005 0.002 0.002
Omethoate 0.002 4.7E-06 0.002a BDL 0.002a 2.9E-06
Acephate 0.03 0.005 0.004 0.0004 0.002 0.0006
Monocrotophos 0.0006 0.0001 0.0002 0.0002 0.0002 0.0001
Vamidothion 0.008 0.0002 0.0002 5.9E-07 3.54E-06 2.95E-06
Dimethoate 0.002 BDL 0.003a BDL BDL BDL
Mevinphos 0.001 0.0002 0.0002 2.4E-06 2.4E-06 5.9E-05
Phosphamidon 0.0005 1.2E-06 1.18E-06 1.18E-06 BDL 1.77E-06
Fonofos 0.03 0.8a 0.9a 0.006 1.2a 0.4a
Azamethiphos 0.025 2.4E-06 5.9E-05 1.2E-06 5.9E-06 BDL
Dichlorvos 0.00008 0.04a 0.0006a 0.0004a 0.002a 0.003a
Malaoxon 0.03 4.1E-06 4.1E-06 0.0003 5.9E-05 5.9E-05
Methidathion 0.001 BDL BDL 1.2E-06 BDL 0.0002
Malathion 0.03 0.0003 BDL BDL BDL 2.9E-06
Methacrifos 0.006 BDL 0.0001 BDL BDL BDL
Ethoprophos 0.0004 BDL 0.0001 BDL 0.0001 0.0002
Fenamiphos 0.0008 5.9E-08 1.2E-06 5.9E-05 1.8E-06 BDL
Quinalphos 0.001 0.0001 0.0005 0.0004 0.001a 0.0006
Coumaphos 0.001 1.8E-07 BDL BDL BDL BDL
Chlorpyriphos-methyl 0.01 0.0005 BDL 2.9E-06 0.0006 BDL
Temephos 0.001 BDL 3.5E-06 BDL 2.9E-06 0.0001
Profenofos 0.03 0.1a 0.04a 0.04a 0.06a 0.004
Pirimiphosmethyl 0.03 BDL 4.7E-06 BDL BDL BDL
Fenitrothion 0.005 0.1a 0.05a 0.2a 0.2a 0.02a
Aminocarb 0.001 0.0002 0.003a 0.0001 0.0001 5.9E-05
Methomyl 0.0025 0.0002 0.0003 4.1E-06 0.0002 2.9E-06
Aldicarbfragment 0.001 0.0001 0.0001 0.000177 5.9E-05 0.0001
Pirimicarb 0.035 0.0001 0.0001 BDL 0.0004 5.9E-05
Dioxacarb 0.001 0.03a 0.02a 0.02a BDL BDL
Carbaryl 0.0075 2.4E-06 2.4E-06 1.8E-06 BDL 0.0001
Carbofuran 0.00015 4.1E-06 5.9E-07 0.0003a 0.0002a 2.9E-07
Alanycarb 0.001 0.1a 0.1a 0.06a 0.1a 0.2a
Benfuracarb 0.01 0.2a 0.05a 0.02a 4.7E-13 0.02a
Methiocarb 0.00025 0.0002 5.9E-05 0.0002 4.1E-06 5.9E-07
Imidacloprid 0.06 0.003 0.002 0.005 0.006 0.001
Acetamiprid 0.025 0.04a 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.005
Thiacloprid 0.01 3.5E-06 BDL BDL BDL BDL
Bifenthrin 0.015 0.0006 0.002 4.7E-06 0.0002 2.4E-06
Lambda-Cyhalothrin 0.0012 0.001 0.001 0.001 0.0006 0.0006
Deltamethrin 0.01 2.4E-06 0.0002 BDL BDL BDL
Cypermethrin 0.0016 0.004a 0.002a 0.005a 0.001 0.0006
Carbendazim 0.02 1.2E-06 0.001 2.4E-06 5.9E-05 4.7E-07
Imazalil 0.025 0.002 0.001 0.004 0.002 0.002
Metazachlor 0.08 0.0002 0.0002 0.0002 0.0002 0.0001
Metalaxyl 0.08 1.2E-06 0.0002 BDL BDL BDL
Azaconazole 0.001 4.7E-06 0.0005 0.0004 BDL 0.0006
Clomazone 0.133 1.2E-06 BDL BDL BDL BDL
Azoxystrobin 0.2 0.02 BDL BDL 0.01 0.04
Pyrimethanil 0.17 0.0002 0.0006 0.001 0.0005 0.0006
Spirotetramat 0.05 0.0003 0.0002 0.0002 2.9E-06 0.0001
Fenhexamid 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.6a 0.006 0.05
Fenarimol 0.01 0.002 0.0006 0.002 0.002 0.005
Fluazifop 0.004 0.0006 0.02a BDL BDL BDL
Flufenoxuron 0.01 1.8E-06 2.4E-06 1.8E-07 1.2E-06 4.1E-07
Pyriproxyfen 0.05 BDL BDL 2.9E-06 BDL BDL
Quinoxyfen 0.2 0.0002 5.9E-05 0.0003 1.2E-06 0.0003
Proquinazid 0.01 0.003 0.0006 0.002 0.001 BDL
  1. BDL Below detection limit, ADI Acceptable Daily Intake, EDI Estimated Daily Intake
  2. aEDI greater than ADI (HQ > 1)