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Exposure related observations in humans: other data

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Endpoint:
exposure-related observations in humans: other data
Adequacy of study:
supporting study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
secondary source
Title:
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH CRITERIA 194 - Aluminium
Author:
Habs, H. et al.
Year:
1997
Bibliographic source:
http://www.inchem.org/documents/ehc/ehc/ehc194.htm

Materials and methods

Type of study / information:
Estimation of dietary aluminium intake

Results and discussion

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Table 1. Estimated average dietary intake of aluminium in various countries
Country
Method of samplinga
Estimated intake of aluminium (mg/day)
Australia
MB
2.4 (male)
1.9 (female)
Canada                         
MB
0.08-0.69b(infants)
Finland                    
TD
6.7
Germany                   
MB
MB
DD
11.0 (males)8.0 (females)
0.78 (5-8 years old)
Japan
TD
4.5
Netherlands
DD
3.1 (mean male and female)
Sweden
DD
13.0 (female)
Switzerland
DD
4.4
UK
TD

TD
0.03-0.05 (4-month infant)c
0.27-0.53 (4-month infant)d
3.9
USA
TD
0.7 (6-11 month old infant)
6.5 (6 years old
11.5 (14-16 year old male)
7.1 (adult female)
8.2 (adult male)
aMB = Market basket survey; TD = Total diet study; DD = Duplicate diet study
bRange represents intake of an infant (0-1 month old) fed cow's milk to that for an infant (1-3 month old) fed exclusively soy-based formulae
cRange for infants fed cow's milk-based formulae
dRange for infants fed soy-based formulae

 

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