Evaluation of Metal Concentrations in Food Packaging Materials: Relation to Human Health

Duran A. , Tuzen M., SOYLAK M.

ATOMIC SPECTROSCOPY, vol.34, no.3, pp.99-103, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Title of Journal : ATOMIC SPECTROSCOPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.99-103


The determination of iron, cobalt, nickel, manganese, cadmium, chromium, lead, and copper in 39 different food packaging materials from Turkey was performed by flame atomic absorption spectrometry (FAAS). The contents of the investigated packaging materials included cheeses, fast-foods, meats, candy, desserts, fish, milk-containing sweets, fresh pasta, mixed nuts, bagels, goodies, olives, cheesecake bars, pudding, coffee, patty, sausage, and pizza.