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Table 3 Aluminum uptake for a child/adult and percentage to TWI (values rounded)

From: Migration of aluminum from food contact materials to food—a health risk for consumers? Part III of III: migration of aluminum to food from camping dishes and utensils made of aluminum

Foodstuff Experimental conditions Mean concentration (mg/L) Aluminum uptake childa (mg/week) Percentage to TWI child Aluminum uptake adultb (mg/week) Percentage to TWI adults
Oil Pots (n = 3) 0.078 0.005 0.036 0.005 0.008
Pans (n = 3) 0.136 0.01 0.063 0.01 0.014
Water Pots (n = 3) 2.11 7.39 49.2 7.39 10.6
Pans (n = 3) 2.88 10.1 67.2 10.1 14.4
Ravioli Pots (n = 3) 2.88 5.05 33.6 5.05 7.2
Fish patty Pans (n = 3) 74.6 131 871 131 187
  1. aResults are for a child weighing 15 kg based on a daily uptake of 10 mL oil or of 500 mL water or 250 g ravioli or fish patties for a period of 1 week (7 days)
  2. bResults are for an adult weighing 70 kg based on a daily uptake of 10 mL oil or 500 mL water or 250 g ravioli or fish patties for a period of 1 week (7 days)