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Table 4 Percent of the PTWI through uptake of aluminium for adults (70 kg) and children (30 kg)

From: Aluminium content of selected foods and food products

Product Average daily intake [kg] Average weekly intake [kg]a Average weekly Al uptake
[mg]b
Percent
PTWI
acquired adult
[%]b
Percent
PTWI
acquired child
[%]b
Average weekly Al uptake
[mg]c
Percent
PTWI
acquired
adult
[%]c
Percent PTWI child
[%]c
Breadd 0.178 1.246 3.74 5.34 12.46 2.49 3.56 8.31
Breade 0.133 0.931 2.79 3.99 9.31 1.86 2.66 6.21
Fine bakery wares in aluminium traysf 0.058 0.406 7.71 11.02 25.71 1.22 1.74 4.06
Fine bakery wares in aluminium traysg 0.045 0.315 5.99 8.55 19.95 0.95 1.35 3.15
Salt pretzels and similar savoury biscuitsh 0.110 0.767 9.97 14.25 33.24 3.07 4.38 10.23
Pastasi 0.067 0.469 4.69 6.70 15.63 1.88 2.68 6.25
Pastasj 0.052 0.364 3.64 5.20 12.13 1.46 2.08 4.85
Cocoa powderk 0.002 0.015 2.53 3.62 8.44 2.45 3.51 8.18
Chocolatel 0.019 0.133 6.38 9.12 21.28 5.19 7.41 17.29
Chocolatem 0.065 0.455 21.84 31.20 72.80 17.75 25.35 59.15
Confectioneryn 0.021 0.147 2.50 3.57 8.33 1.18 1.68 3.92
Confectioneryo 0.026 0.182 3.09 4.42 10.31 1.46 2.08 4.85
Ready-cooked meals in aluminium traysp 0.028 0.193 0.58 0.83 1.93 0.19 0.28 0.64
  1. Percent of the PTWI through uptake of aluminium for adults (70 kg) and children (30 kg) based on the median and arithmetic mean. aCalculated by multiplying the average daily uptake (column 2) by a factor of 7. bCalculated on the basis of the arithmetic mean - see Table 3. cCalculated on the basis of the Median - see Table 3. dMen [42]. eWomen [42]. fBased on an average consumption of males 13 to 64 years in age per year in Germany under the assumption that all fine baking goods were packaged in aluminium containers [43]. gBased on an average consumption of females 13 to 64 years in age per year in Germany under the assumption that all fine baking goods were packaged in aluminium containers [43]. hBased on the USA with an average yearly consumption of 40 kg. iBased on an average consumption of males 13 to 64 years in age per year in Germany [43]. jBased on an average consumption of females 13 to 64 years in age per year in Germany [43]. k Based on Germany with an average yearly comsumption of 0.8 kg Verzehr. http://www.theobroma-cacao.de/wissen/wirtschaft/deutschland/konsum/. lBased on normal consumption [44]. mBased on high consumption [44]. nBased on an average consumption of males 13 to 64 years in age per year in Germany [43]. oBased on an average consumption of females 13 to 64 years in age per year in Germany [43]. pAssuming a per-person consumption in Germany in 2010 of 40.2 kg frozen food 25% of which was frozen in aluminium trays. http://www.tiefkuehlkost.de/tiefkuehlmarkt/statistiken/.