ARCHIVED - Concentrations (ppb) of pesticide residues in foods from Total Diet Study in Ottawa, 1995

Pesticide Food code Description MRL* (ppm) Concentration (ppb) % of MRL
Anilazine K05 Tea   0.26  
Azinphos-methyl F04 Cake   1.84  
H02 Apple sauce, canned, sweetened   0.50  
H03 Apples, raw 2 21.37 1.1
H05 Blueberries 2 1.62 < 0.1
H06 Cherries 1 6.45 0.6
H13 Peaches 2 1.39 < 0.1
H14 Pears 2 248.25 12.4
H17 Raisins   0.83  
H18 Raspberries 2 71.34 3.6
H19 Strawberries 1 1.08 0.1
Bromopropylate G09 Corn   0.51  
G10 Cucumbers   0.35  
G14 Peas   0.27  
H08 Citrus juice, frozen   2.12  
H17 Raisins 10 24.57 0.2
J02 Candy, suckers   0.35  
Captan E03 Soups, tomato, canned   1.19  
F14 Pancake   8.46  
F19 Rice   2.27  
G08 Celery   8.81  
G11 Lettuce   71.11  
G16 Potatoes, raw   3.30  
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on   0.52  
G23 Tomatoes 5 1.13 < 0.1
H05 Blueberries 5 162.38 3.2
H06 Cherries 5 0.89 < 0.1
H13 Peaches 5 32.73 0.7
H17 Raisins   47.50  
H18 Raspberries 5 649.68 13.0
H19 Strawberries 5 11.28 0.2
L01 Cereals   3.60  
Chlordane, α- J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.44  
Chlordane, γ- J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.29  
Chlorfenvinphos G21 Rutabagas or turnip   2.52  
Chlorothalonil F18 Pie, other   0.45  
H05 Blueberries 0.6 6.06 1.0
Chlorpropham F20 Rolls and English muffins   0.40  
G15 Peppers   0.25  
G16 Potatoes, raw 15 8.99 < 0.1
G17 Potatoes, baked 15 5.95 < 0.1
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on 15 1.93 < 0.1
G20 Potatoes, chips   1.19  
N02 French fries   0.53  
Chlorpyrifos F02 Bread, whole wheat   0.87  
F03 Bread, rye   0.67  
F09 Cookies   0.35  
F10 Crackers   0.65  
F11 Danish and donuts   3.76  
F20 Rolls and English muffins   0.36  
H17 Raisins   3.41  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   1.92  
J05 Jams   0.41  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   2.68  
L07 Fruit   0.50  
Coumaphos not detected in any foods      
Dacthal not detected in any foods      
DDE, p,p'- F09 Cookies   0.45  
F11 Danish and donuts   0.31  
F14 Pancake   0.25  
F15 Pasta, mixed dishes   0.32  
F20 Rolls and English muffins   0.44  
G08 Celery 0.5 1.83 0.4
G10 Cucumbers 0.5 0.31 < 0.1
G12 Mushrooms, canned   0.25  
G15 Peppers 0.5 0.38 < 0.1
G16 Potatoes, raw 0.5 1.65 0.3
G17 Potatoes, baked   0.63  
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on   1.68  
G19 Potatoes, boiled, without skins   0.25  
G20 Potatoes, chips   0.48  
H06 Cherries   0.51  
H11 Grapes   1.31  
H17 Raisins   2.29  
H18 Raspberries   0.31  
H19 Strawberries   0.33  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.97  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   3.53  
DDT, p,p'- F09 Cookies   0.44  
G08 Celery 0.5 0.51 0.1
H17 Raisins   0.89  
H18 Raspberries   0.25  
H19 Strawberries   0.38  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   3.45  
Diazinon F01 Bread, white   0.56  
F02 Bread, whole wheat   0.89  
F03 Bread, rye   0.60  
F04 Cake   1.08  
F06 Cereals, corn   1.98  
F11 Danish and donuts   0.56  
F20 Rolls and English muffins   0.53  
G04 Broccoli 0.75 0.39 < 0.1
G06 Carrots 0.75 0.70 < 0.1
G08 Celery 0.75 1.58 0.2
G10 Cucumbers 0.5 0.41 < 0.1
G14 Peas   1.36  
G17 Potatoes, baked   0.32  
H06 Cherries 0.75 0.26 < 0.1
H18 Raspberries   4.45  
Dicloran G11 Lettuce 10 1.12 < 0.1
H13 Peaches 15 507.46 3.4
H14 Pears   0.62  
H16 Plums, dried prune, and canned plums 5 93.87 1.9
L07 Fruit   200.21  
Dicofol F11 Danish and donuts   1.07  
H03 Apples, raw 3 1.21 < 0.1
H08 Citrus juice, frozen   0.90  
H11 Grapes 3 0.70 < 0.1
H12 Melons 3 8.73 0.3
H17 Raisins   6.86  
H19 Strawberries 3 120.16 4.0
J05 Jams   1.12  
L07 Fruit   0.43  
Dieldrin G02 Beans   0.42  
G10 Cucumbers   7.49  
G20 Potatoes, chips   0.72  
H18 Raspberries   0.26  
H19 Strawberries   0.44  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.47  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   1.23  
Dimethoate not detected in any foods      
Disulfoton not detected in any foods      
Endosulfan I G10 Cucumbers 1 8.25 0.8
G15 Peppers 1 4.95 0.5
G22 Tomato juice, canned   1.01  
H12 Melons 1 0.92 < 0.1
H13 Peaches 2 0.62 < 0.1
H16 Plums, dried prune, and canned plums 2 0.40 < 0.1
H17 Raisins   0.40  
H19 Strawberries 1 0.48 < 0.1
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.74  
J05 Jams   4.92  
Endosulfan II G10 Cucumbers 1 4.00 0.4
G15 Peppers 1 3.82 0.4
G22 Tomato juice, canned   1.06  
G23 Tomatoes 1 0.28 < 0.1
G24 Tomatoes/sauce, canned and ketchup   0.27  
H02 Apple sauce, canned, sweetened   0.26  
H03 Apples, raw 2 0.26 < 0.1
H06 Cherries 2 0.35 < 0.1
H11 Grapes 1 0.29 < 0.1
H12 Melons 1 0.86 < 0.1
H13 Peaches 2 2.44 0.1
H16 Plums, dried prune, and canned plums 2 0.48 < 0.1
H17 Raisins   0.42  
H18 Raspberries   0.51  
H19 Strawberries 1 1.17 0.1
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.34  
J05 Jams   5.28  
Endosulfan sulfate G02 Beans 1 0.66 < 0.1
G05 Cabbage 2 0.70 < 0.1
G07 Cauliflower 1 0.56 < 0.1
G10 Cucumbers 1 16.29 1.6
G15 Peppers 1 1.93 0.2
G16 Potatoes, raw   0.86  
G17 Potatoes, baked   0.29  
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on   0.49  
G20 Potatoes, chips   0.32  
G22 Tomato juice, canned   0.34  
H03 Apples, raw 2 0.51 < 0.1
H06 Cherries 2 0.46 < 0.1
H12 Melons 1 8.25 0.8
H13 Peaches 2 5.73 0.3
H16 Plums, dried prune, and canned plums 2 8.03 0.4
H19 Strawberries 1 2.56 0.3
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.40  
J05 Jams   2.64  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.49  
N02 French fries   0.43  
Endrin H02 Apple sauce, canned, sweetened   0.61  
H05 Blueberries   0.45  
Ethion J05 Jams   0.84  
Fensulfothion not detected in any foods      
Fenthion not detected in any foods      
Fonofos J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.70  
HCB J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.30  
HCH, α- F09 Cookies   1.38  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   1.11  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.34  
HCH, β- J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.50  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   2.65  
HCH, γ- F02 Bread, whole wheat   0.26  
F09 Cookies   3.71  
F16 Pasta, plain   0.61  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   8.35  
Heptachlor not detected in any foods      
Heptachlor epoxide G10 Cucumbers   0.26  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.31  
Iprodione F11 Danish and donuts   5.93  
H06 Cherries 5 106.34 2.1
H11 Grapes 10 9.89 < 0.1
H13 Peaches 10 25.98 0.3
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 2 134.19 6.7
H17 Raisins 60 8.71 < 0.1
H19 Strawberries 5 53.30 1.1
J05 Jams   32.73  
L07 Fruit   65.71  
Linuron not detected in any foods      
Malathion F01 Bread, white 2 4.00 0.2
F02 Bread, whole wheat 2 16.52 0.8
F03 Bread, rye 2 10.76 0.5
F04 Cake   1.59  
F05 Cereals, cooked wheat   0.61  
F07 Cereals, oatmeal   0.25  
F08 Cereals, wheat and bran   2.77  
F09 Cookies   10.41  
F10 Crackers   16.42  
F11 Danish and donuts   3.36  
F12 Flour, wheat 2 1.79 < 0.1
F13 Muffins   2.18  
F14 Pancakes   21.71  
F15 Pasta, mixed dishes   13.86  
F16 Pasta, plain   2.77  
F17 Pie, apple   0.53  
F18 Pie, other   1.41  
F19 Rice   7.64  
F20 Rolls and English muffins   18.81  
G14 Peas 0.5 0.33 < 0.1
H05 Blueberries 8 5.70 < 0.1
H17 Raisins 8 7.37 < 0.1
H19 Strawberries 8 16.44 0.2
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   5.00  
Methidathion H08 Citrus juice, frozen   2.16  
Methoxychlor F10 Crackers   6.36  
F15 Pasta, mixed dishes   0.67  
H03 Apples, raw 14 129.33 0.9
H06 Cherries 14 9.38 < 0.1
Methyl parathion H13 Peaches   13.67  
Monolinuron not detected in any foods      
Oxychlordane not detected in any foods      
Phorate not detected in any foods      
Phorate sulfone not detected in any foods      
Phosalone F04 Cake   2.92  
H02 Apple sauce, canned, sweetened   36.03  
H03 Apples, raw 5 0.69 < 0.1
H06 Cherries 6 15.31 0.3
L07 Fruit   2.03  
Phosmet F18 Pie, other   2.50  
G14 Peas   0.36  
H05 Blueberries 5 8.12 0.2
Procymidone F11 Danish and donuts   1.09  
G12 Mushrooms, canned   31.90  
H17 Raisins 25 48.15 0.2
Quintozene J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.79  
Simazine H05 Blueberries   10.90  
H15 Pineapple, canned   0.48  
TDE, o,p'- G12 Mushrooms, canned   0.29  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.30  
TDE, p,p'- F09 Cookies   0.46  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   1.52  
Tecnazene not detected in any foods      
Terbuphos not detected in any foods      
Tetrachlorvinphos not detected in any foods      
Tetradifon G12 Mushrooms, canned   0.31  
Triadimefon not detected in any foods      
Trifluralin G04 Broccoli   3.49  
G06 Carrots 0.5 0.28 < 0.1
G07 Cauliflower   1.21  
G10 Cucumbers   0.37  
G16 Potatoes, raw   0.94  
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on   0.49  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.27  
Vinclozolin H17 Pie, apple   66.18  
H18 Pie, other   0.59  
H19 Rice   8.03  
J05 Jams   1.86  
L07 Fruit   0.30  

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

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