Journal of
Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9820
  • DOI: 10.5897/JTEHS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 210

Table of Content: February 2012; 4(2)

February 2011

Beyond pest control: A closer look at the health implication of pesticides usage

Author(s): A. A. Salako, , O. O. Sholeye and O. O. Dairo

February 2012

Characteristic levels of heavy metals in canned tuna fish

Concentrations of metals (aluminium, cadmium, lead and mercury) were determined from canned tuna commercialized in Canada and India, by inductively coupled plasma - optical emission spectrometer (ICP-OES) and direct mercury analyzer (DMA 80). Higher concentration of Al (1.806 to 3.161 µg/g) and Hg (0.60 to 0.62 µg/g) were found in tuna processed from India. Cd and Pb ranged from 0.020 to 0.025 and 0.011 to...

Author(s): Mani Mahalakshmi, Srinivasan Balakrishnan, Kalyanasundram Indira and Muthukumarasamy Srinivasan