ARCHIVED - Concentrations (ppb) of pesticide residues in foods from Total Diet Study in Montreal, 1993

Pesticide Food code Description MRL* (ppm) Concentration (ppb) % of MRL
Chlordane, α- J02 Candy, suckers   0.36  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.68  
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   0.61  
Chlordane, γ- J02 Candy, suckers   0.5  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.49  
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   0.98  
Chlorpropham F02 Bread, whole wheat   0.3  
F13 Muffins   9.17  
F20 Rolls, and English muffins   0.42  
G15 Peppers   0.4  
G17 Potatoes, baked 15 0.41 < 0.1
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on 15 1.97 < 0.1
G20 Potatoes, chips   31.04  
H01 Apple juice, canned   3.47  
H08 Citrus juice, frozen   0.76  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   59.92  
J07 Puddings   0.84  
J10 Seeds, shelled   0.37  
L01 Cereals   54.35  
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   0.44  
Chlorpyrifos F04 Cake   0.38  
F09 Cookies   0.49  
F16 Pasta, plain   0.32  
F20 Rolls, and English muffins   0.27  
G10 Cucumbers   10.22  
H03 Apples, raw 1.5 1.82 0.1
H09 Citrus juice, canned   0.53  
H13 Peaches   0.49  
H16 Plums, dried prune, and canned plums   0.53  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   1.57  
J05 Jams   1.39  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   5.06  
J10 Seeds, shelled   1.44  
L02 Desserts   1.91  
L07 Fruit   12.55  
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   0.87  
Dacthal G07 Cauliflower 1 0.55 < 0.1
G21 Rutabagas or turnip 2 0.55 < 0.1
H05 Blueberries   0.33  
DDE, p,p'- F02 Bread, whole wheat   1.05  
F03 Bread, rye   0.53  
F09 Cookies   0.42  
F12 Flour, wheat   0.29  
F15 Pasta, mixed dishes   0.37  
F16 Pasta, plain   0.39  
G03 Beets   1.81  
G08 Celery 0.5 0.72 0.1
G17 Potatoes, baked   0.35  
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on   0.64  
G20 Potatoes, chips   0.39  
H06 Cherries   0.25  
H16 Plums, dried prune, and canned plums   0.27  
J01 Candy, chocolates bars   0.47  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   4.21  
J10 Seeds, shelled   0.58  
DDT, p,p'- F02 Bread, whole wheat   0.33  
F09 Cookies   0.74  
F11 Danish and donuts   0.33  
F12 Flour, wheat   0.71  
F13 Muffins   0.25  
Diazinon E04 Soups, dehydrated   0.34  
F01 Bread, white   0.83  
F02 Bread, whole wheat   1.58  
F03 Bread, rye   1.19  
F04 Cake   0.71  
F05 Cereals, cooked wheat   0.42  
F09 Cookies   0.56  
F10 Crackers   1.04  
F13 Muffins   3.31  
F14 Pancakes   1.03  
F16 Pasta, plain   0.41  
F17 Pie, apple   0.27  
F20 Rolls and English muffins   1.47  
G04 Broccoli 0.75 0.76 0.1
G05 Cabbage 0.75 0.42 < 0.1
G06 Carrots 0.75 0.55 < 0.1
G08 Celery 0.75 0.52 < 0.1
G09 Corn   0.43  
G11 Lettuce 0.75 0.25 < 0.1
G12 Mushrooms, canned   0.29  
G14 Peas   0.77  
G15 Peppers 0.75 0.54 < 0.1
G20 Potatoes, chips   0.33  
G21 Rutabagas or turnip 0.5 0.25 < 0.1
H03 Apples, raw 0.75 0.45 < 0.1
H05 Blueberries   0.3  
H06 Cherries 0.75 1.55 0.2
H13 Peaches 0.7 0.42 < 0.1
H19 Strawberries 0.75 0.74 < 0.1
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   1.26  
J02 Candy, suckers   0.88  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.28  
J10 Seeds, shelled   0.38  
L01 Cereals   1.18  
L02 Desserts   0.51  
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   31.45  
Dichloran F05 Cereals, cooked wheat   0.53  
F06 Cereals, corn   0.39  
G02 Beans 20 0.31 < 0.1
H13 Peaches 15 70.03 0.5
H14 Pears   0.43  
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 5 5.49 0.1
L07 Fruit   115.85  
Dicofol H02 Apple sauce, canned, sweetened   4.47  
H03 Apples, raw 3 256.78 8.6
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 3 1.01 < 0.1
H18 Raspberries 3 5.7 0.2
H19 Strawberries 3 1.46 < 0.1
J02 Candy, suckers   8.1  
J05 Jams   1.12  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   1.01  
J10 Seeds, shelled   2.36  
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   0.92  
Dieldrin F09 Cookies   0.42  
G10 Cucumbers   4.34  
G16 Potatoes, raw   1.86  
G17 Potatoes, baked   1.81  
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on   2.33  
G19 Potatoes, boiled, without skins   1.47  
G20 Potatoes, chips   1.82  
H12 Melons   3.39  
H19 Strawberries   0.33  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.49  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   1.05  
Endosulfan I G02 Beans 1 0.53 < 0.1
G10 Cucumbers 1 3.73 0.4
G24 Tomatoes/sauce, canned and ketchup   0.39  
H06 Cherries 2 0.29 < 0.1
H11 Grapes 1 1.18 0.1
H12 Melons 1 0.25 < 0.1
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 2 0.88 < 0.1
H19 Strawberries 1 5.02 0.5
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   1.7  
J05 Jams   2.23  
L07 Vegetables   1.93  
Endosulfan II E03 Soups, tomato, canned   0.26  
G10 Cucumbers 1 3.28 0.3
G16 Potatoes, raw   0.32  
G17 Potatoes, baked   0.85  
G24 Tomatoes/sauce, canned and ketchup   0.69  
H06 Cherries 2 0.85 < 0.1
H11 Grapes 1 7.89 0.8
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 2 1.07 < 0.1
H19 Strawberries 1 18.78 1.9
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.49  
J05 Jams   3  
L07 Puddings   4.21  
Endosulfan sulfate G02 Beans 1 1.19 0.1
G10 Cucumbers 1 10.35 1.0
G11 Lettuce 2 0.33 < 0.1
G16 Potatoes, raw   9.06  
G17 Potatoes, baked   5.37  
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on   5.31  
G19 Potatoes, boiled, without skins   3.98  
G20 Potatoes, chips   4.16  
G22 Tomato juice, canned   0.29  
G24 Tomatoes/sauce, canned and ketchup   0.37  
H06 Cherries 2 1.49 < 0.1
H11 Grapes 1 7.84 0.8
H12 Melons 1 1.22 0.1
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 2 3.16 0.2
H19 Strawberries 1 33.71 3.4
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.28  
J05 Jams   3.12  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.79  
L07 Fruit   6.1  
Ethion H08 Citrus juice, frozen   0.87  
H09 Citrus juice, canned   0.46  
J05 Jams   0.29  
Fenvalerate I not detected in any foods      
Fenvalerate II not detected in any foods      
Fonofos J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.26  
HCB J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.35  
HCH, α- J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.66  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   1.04  
HCH, β- J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.42  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   7.13  
J10 Seeds, shelled   0.37  
HCH, γ- F09 Cookies   2.39  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   7.77  
Heptachlor not detected in any foods      
Heptachlor epoxide G10 Cucumbers   0.34  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.67  
Linuron F10 Crackers   0.33  
G06 Carrots   4.96  
H13 Peaches   3.44  
H14 Pears   1.73  
J03 Gelatin dessert   0.5  
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   0.44  
Malathion E03 Soups, tomato, canned   0.34  
E04 Soups, dehydrated   0.26  
F01 Bread, white   10.54  
F02 Bread, whole wheat   8.42  
F03 Bread, rye   3.66  
F04 Cake   1.94  
F05 Cereals, cooked wheat   0.38  
F07 Cereals, oatmeal   0.25  
F08 Cereals, wheat and bran   1.54  
F09 Cookies   2.87  
F10 Crackers   50.49  
F12 Flour, wheat   6.63  
F13 Muffins   2.04  
F14 Pancakes   3.02  
F16 Pasta, plain   0.85  
F17 Pie, apple   1.82  
F18 Pie, other   6.23  
F19 Rice   0.37  
F20 Rolls and English muffins   9.05  
H05 Blueberries 8 0.91 < 0.1
H06 Cherries 6 0.95 < 0.1
H18 Raspberries 8 2.01 < 0.1
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.48  
J10 Seeds, shelled   0.63  
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   5.12  
Oxychlordane not detected in any foods
Parathion G10 Cucumbers 0.7 0.66 < 0.1
G11 Lettuce 0.7 0.48 < 0.1
Phosalone H01 Apple juice, canned   0.57  
H02 Apple sauce, canned, sweetened   2.7  
H03 Apples, raw 5 202.88 4.1
Quintozene J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.88  
TDE, o,p'- G12 Mushrooms, canned   0.26  
TDE, p,p'- F06 Cereals, corn   0.37  
F09 Cookies   0.93  
Tecnazene F09 Cookies   0.67  

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

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