ARCHIVED - Concentrations (ppb) of pesticide residues in foods from Total Diet Study in Halifax, 1994

Pesticide Food code Description MRL* (ppm) Concentration (ppb) % of MRL
Azinphos-methyl G20 Potatoes, chips   1.47  
H03 Apples, raw 2 18.61 0.9
H05 Blueberries 2 4.77 0.2
H13 Peaches 2 52.37 2.6
H14 Pears 2 3.74 0.2
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 1 0.28 < 0.1
L02 Desserts   1.19  
Captan F06 Cereals, corn   3.45  
F15 Pasta, mixed dishes   1.46  
F18 Pie, other   0.82  
G15 Peppers   5.99  
H04 Bananas   1.83  
H05 Blueberries 5 86.39 1.7
H06 Cherries 5 2.03 < 0.1
H11 Grapes 5 22.34 0.4
H13 Peaches 5 0.81 < 0.1
H15 Pineapple, canned   1.43  
H19 Strawberries 5 266.99 5.3
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   7.2  
Chlordane, α- G10 Cucumbers   0.26  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.5  
Chlordane, γ- J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.36  
Chlorfenvinphos G21 Rutabagas or turnip   0.7  
Chlorpropham F20 Rolls and English muffins   0.28  
G04 Broccoli   1.75  
G06 Carrots   1.45  
G14 Peas   0.32  
G17 Potatoes, baked 15 67.28 0.4
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on 15 45.48 0.3
G19 Potatoes, boiled, without skins 15 362.03 2.4
G20 Potatoes, chips   198.3  
G21 Rutabagas or turnip   2.55  
H03 Apples, raw   0.63  
H10 Grape juice, bottled   0.34  
H14 Pears   0.51  
H19 Strawberries   2.09  
Chlorpyrifos F09 Cookies   0.34  
F16 Pasta, plain   1.41  
G15 Peppers 1 7.68 0.8
G24 Tomatoes/sauce, canned and ketchup   0.42  
H03 Apples, raw 1.5 0.41 < 0.1
H07 Citrus fruit, raw 1 0.65 < 0.1
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums   0.5  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   1.93  
J05 Jams   0.63  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   1.88  
L07 Fruit   0.94  
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   0.39  
Coumaphos not detected in any foods      
Dacthal G04 Broccoli 1 11.21 1.1
G07 Cauliflower 1 0.68 < 0.1
H19 Strawberries 2 0.46 < 0.1
DDE, p,p'- F04 Cake   0.26  
F11 Danish and donuts   0.35  
F12 Flour, wheat   1.01  
F13 Muffins   0.4  
F15 Pasta, mixed dishes   0.53  
F16 Pasta, plain   0.96  
G08 Celery 0.5 0.61 0.1
G20 Potatoes, chips   2.4  
H17 Raisins   0.85  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.87  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   4.32  
DDT, p,p'- F11 Danish and donuts   0.41  
F13 Muffins   0.4  
G20 Potatoes, chips   1.09  
H12 Melons   0.29  
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums   0.26  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.85  
L07 Puddings   0.49  
Diazinon F03 Bread, rye   0.51  
F04 Cake   0.26  
F06 Cereals, corn   1.01  
F07 Cereals, oatmeal   0.43  
F13 Muffins   0.53  
F14 Pancakes   1  
F18 Pie, other   0.33  
G06 Carrots 0.75 6.99 0.9
G14 Peas   0.33  
G15 Peppers 0.75 0.38 < 0.1
H18 Raspberries   0.8  
Dicloran G08 Celery 10 520.24 5.2
G11 Lettuce 10 0.44 < 0.1
G15 Peppers   1.03  
G16 Potatoes, raw 5 3421.86 68.4
H09 Citrus juice, canned   0.83  
H13 Peaches 15 0.77 < 0.1
L07 Fruit   761.93  
Dicofol F17 Pie, apple   1.81  
G15 Peppers 3 1.2 < 0.1
H02 Apple sauce, canned, sweetened   1.08  
H03 Apples, raw 3 0.89 < 0.1
H07 Citrus fruit, raw 5 1.15 < 0.1
H08 Citrus juice, frozen   2.33  
H17 Raisins   15  
J02 Candy, suckers   0.25  
J05 Jams   2.08  
L07 Fruit   2.74  
Dieldrin G10 Cucumbers   5.32  
G20 Potatoes, chips   1.58  
H19 Strawberries   0.33  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.5  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   1.06  
Endosulfan I G02 Beans 1 2.92 0.3
G04 Broccoli 2 1.07 < 0.1
G08 Celery 1 0.35 < 0.1
G10 Cucumbers 1 9.56 1.0
G11 Lettuce 2 2.65 0.1
G14 Peas 0.5 0.35 < 0.1
G15 Peppers 1 22.16 2.2
G22 Tomato juice, canned   0.85  
G23 Tomatoes 1 8.65 0.9
H03 Apples, raw 2 0.52 < 0.1
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 2 0.77 < 0.1
H17 Raisins   0.37  
H19 Strawberries 1 12.39 1.2
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.44  
J05 Jams   4.62  
L07 Fruit   0.48  
Endosulfan II G02 Beans 1 0.86 < 0.1
G04 Broccoli 2 0.45 < 0.1
G10 Cucumbers 1 3.08 0.3
G11 Lettuce 2 0.76 < 0.1
G14 Peas 0.5 0.74 0.1
G15 Peppers 1 27.43 2.7
G16 Potatoes, raw   0.56  
G22 Tomato juice, canned   0.9  
G23 Tomatoes 1 13.76 1.4
G24 Tomatoes/sauce, canned and ketchup   0.33  
H03 Apples, raw 2 0.85 < 0.1
H14 Pears 2 0.66 < 0.1
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 2 1.36 < 0.1
H17 Raisins   0.94  
H19 Strawberries 1 29.18 2.9
J05 Jams   6.03  
L07 Fruit   0.63  
Endosulfan sulfate F17 Pie, apple   0.28  
G02 Beans 1 15.05 1.5
G04 Broccoli 2 1.45 < 0.1
G05 Cabbage 2 0.89 < 0.1
G10 Cucumbers 1 11.47 1.1
G11 Lettuce 2 6.02 0.3
G14 Peas 0.5 1.95 0.4
G15 Peppers 1 19.47 1.9
G16 Potatoes, raw   12.91  
G17 Potatoes, baked   7.53  
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on   5.87  
G19 Potatoes, boiled, without skins   4.09  
G20 Potatoes, chips   5.54  
G22 Tomato juice, canned   0.23  
G23 Tomatoes 1 8.13 0.8
H03 Apples, raw 2 1.36 < 0.1
H07 Citrus fruit, raw   0.46  
H12 Melons   4.73  
H14 Pears 2 0.76 < 0.1
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 2 16.18 0.8
H17 Raisins   0.42  
H19 Strawberries 1 9.98 1.0
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.32  
J05 Jams   4.22  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.54  
L07 Fruit   1.14  
Ethion G15 Peppers   0.39  
G16 Potatoes, raw   0.32  
H07 Citrus fruit, raw 2 0.44 < 0.1
H08 Citrus juice, frozen   0.82  
H09 Citrus juice, canned   0.36  
J05 Jams   2.8  
Fonofos J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.6  
HCB J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.49  
HCH, α- F09 Cookies   0.95  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   1.15  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   1.18  
HCH, β- J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.38  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   6.14  
HCH, γ- F09 Cookies   0.88  
F12 Flour, wheat   0.55  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   6.98  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.32  
Heptachlor not detected in any foods      
Heptachlor epoxide J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.4  
Malathion F01 Bread, white 2 2.41 0.1
F02 Bread, whole wheat 2 6.45 0.3
F03 Bread, rye 2 0.46 < 0.1
F04 Cake   1.42  
F10 Crackers   2.89  
F11 Danish and donuts   5.51  
F12 Flour, wheat 2 30.74 1.5
F13 Muffins   4.56  
F14 Pancakes   7.22  
F16 Pasta, plain   1.87  
F17 Pie, apple   11.84  
F18 Pie, other   2.33  
F20 Rolls and English muffins   4.03  
G10 Cucumbers 3 0.37 < 0.1
G15 Peppers   1.26  
G17 Potatoes, baked 0.5 0.53 0.1
G19 Potatoes, boiled, without skins 0.5 0.31 < 0.1
G20 Potatoes, chips   10.85  
H05 Blueberries 8 2.65 < 0.1
H09 Citrus juice, canned   7.71  
H18 Raspberries 8 8.49 0.1
H19 Strawberries 8 65.17 0.8
J05 Jams   0.96  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.92  
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   2.73  
Methidation E03 Soups, tomato, canned   0.37  
G07 Cauliflower   0.37  
G13 Onions   0.87  
G21 Rutabagas or turnip   0.55  
H09 Citrus juice, canned   0.61  
H17 Raisins   0.7  
J02 Candy, suckers   0.38  
Oxychlordane not detected in any foods      
Parathion not detected in any foods      
Phosalone H02 Apple sauce, canned, sweetened   3.93  
H03 Apples, raw 5 20.61 0.4
Phosmet F18 Pie, other   15.72  
G10 Cucumbers   1.28  
G16 Potatoes, raw   0.33  
H05 Blueberries 5 1.67 < 0.1
J02 Candy, suckers   1.03  
Procymidone G12 Mushrooms, canned   3.62  
H17 Raisins 25 0.32 < 0.1
K02 Alcoholic drinks, wine 1 0.27 < 0.1
Quintozene G02 Beans   0.36  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   2.79  
TDE, o,p'- not detected in any foods      
TDE, p,p'- G20 Potatoes, chips   0.3  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.43  
Tecnazene J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.72  
Trifluralin F12 Flour, wheat   0.51  
G04 Broccoli   0.55  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.56  

*MRL: Maximum Residue Limit, from Food and Drug Act and Regulations

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