Concentration of Contaminants and Other Chemicals in Food Composites

The Canadian Total Diet Study (TDS) is a food surveillance program that monitors the concentrations of chemical contaminants in foods that are typically consumed by Canadians. Visit Canadian Total Diet Study for more information.

Search through Health Canada's food contaminant data on the Canadian Laboratory Information Network (CANLINE). CANLINE contains results from the TDS and other surveys of contaminants in food.

Total Diet Study Results

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Bisphenol A (BPA)

Disinfection Bi-Products (DBPs)

Di-(2-ethylhexyl) adipate (DEHA), Diethylhexyl Phthalate (DEHP), & Phthalates

Dioxins & Furans


Mercury (Hg)

Ochratoxin A (OTA)

Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs)

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)



Trace Elements

Veterinary Drugs

Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOC)

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