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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.99-103
  • Abdullah Gül University Affiliated: No


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.