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

Pesticide Food code Description MRL* (ppm) Concentration (ppb) % of MRL
Azinphos-methyl F16 Pasta, plain   0.27  
G15 Peppers 0.2 5.69 2.8
H01 Apple, juice, canned   0.63  
H03 Apples, raw 2 11.52 0.6
H05 Blueberries 2 6.61 0.3
H06 Cherries 1 0.89 < 0.1
H13 Peaches 2 16.79 0.8
H14 Pears 2 11.39 0.6
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 1 0.73 < 0.1
H18 Raspberries 2 49.89 2.5
J05 Jams   5.24  
Captan F15 Pasta, mixed dishes   3.91  
F16 Pasta, plain   0.49  
F17 Pie, apple   1.08  
G10 Cucumbers   1.53  
G15 Peppers   4.01  
H05 Blueberries 5 504.69 10.1
H11 Grapes 5 41.08 0.8
H14 Pears 5 0.58 < 0.1
H17 Raisins   63.50  
H18 Raspberries 5 4723.54 94.5
H19 Strawberries 5 204.48 4.1
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   11.04  
K03 Coffee   1.05  
L02 Desserts   1.02  
L09 Vegetables   20.76  
Chlordane, α- H12 Melons   0.25  
Chlordane, γ- not detected in any foods      
Chlorfenvinphos not detected in any foods      
Chlorpropham F11 Danish and donuts   2.19  
G04 Broccoli   2.34  
G06 Carrots   1.03  
G07 Cauliflower   0.37  
G10 Cucumbers   0.65  
G16 Potatoes, raw 15 424.68 2.8
G17 Potatoes, baked 15 590.50 3.9
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on 15 276.98 1.8
G19 Potatoes, boiled, without skins 15 137.39 0.9
G20 Potatoes, chips   122.06  
H03 Apples, raw   0.39  
H07 Citrus fruit, raw   0.73  
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums   3.18  
Chlorpyrifos F08 Cereals, wheat and bran   1.01  
F10 Crackers   0.70  
F11 Danish and donuts   0.89  
F13 Muffins   0.31  
F20 Rolls and English muffins   0.39  
G04 Broccoli   0.47  
G08 Celery   0.37  
G10 Cucumbers   1.83  
G15 Peppers 1 96.08 9.6
G23 Tomatoes   2.50  
H04 Bananas   0.27  
H07 Citrus fruit, raw 1 0.33 < 0.1
H11 Grapes   1.92  
H12 Melons   1.03  
H13 Peaches   2.28  
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums   1.40  
H17 Raisins   6.63  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.67  
J05 Jams   1.73  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   11.38  
L07 Fruit   0.56  
Coumaphos not detected in any foods      
Dacthal G03 Beets   0.29  
G04 Broccoli 1 7.21 0.7
G07 Cauliflower 1 3.80 0.4
G08 Celery   1.97  
G11 Lettuce 2 0.28 < 0.1
G21 Rutabagas or turnip 2 9.35 0.5
DDE, p,p'- F13 Muffins   0.36  
F15 Pasta, mixed dishes   0.36  
G04 Broccoli 0.5 0.87 0.2
G06 Carrots 0.5 1.69 0.3
G08 Celery 0.5 1.14 0.2
G10 Cucumbers 0.5 0.32 < 0.1
G15 Peppers 0.5 0.51 0.1
G20 Potatoes, chips   0.50  
G24 Tomatoes/sauce, canned and ketchup   0.30  
H03 Apples, raw   0.45  
H06 Cherries   0.34  
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums   0.46  
H17 Raisins   3.75  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.73  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   3.54  
DDT, p,p'- G08 Celery 0.5 0.30 < 0.1
H17 Raisins   0.91  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.86  
Diazinon F01 Bread, white   0.25  
F02 Bread, whole wheat   0.44  
F04 Cake   0.46  
G08 Celery 0.75 0.55 < 0.1
G10 Cucumbers 0.5 0.34 < 0.1
H12 Melons   5.69  
H19 Strawberries 0.75 0.27 < 0.1
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   0.36  
Dicloran F07 Cereals, oatmeal   1.11  
F10 Crackers   0.44  
G06 Carrots 5 5.35 0.1
G08 Celery 10 501.69 5.0
G10 Cucumbers 0.5 0.27 < 0.1
G11 Lettuce 10 0.68 < 0.1
G15 Peppers   0.38  
H03 Apples, raw   0.71  
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 5 0.82 < 0.1
L07 Fruit   32.87  
Dicofol F04 Cake   0.51  
F11 Danish and donuts   0.43  
F13 Muffins   7.73  
F17 Pie, apple   0.31  
G15 Peppers   26.29  
H08 Citrus juice, frozen   1.98  
H09 Citrus juice, canned   0.68  
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 3 1.87 < 0.1
H17 Raisins   61.81  
H19 Strawberries 3 2.16 < 0.1
J02 Candy, suckers   0.51  
J05 jams   1.72  
L07 Fruit   0.53  
Dieldrin G10 Cucumbers   8.92  
G13 Onions   0.33  
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on   0.48  
G20 Potatoes, chips   0.57  
H19 Strawberries   0.44  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.33  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.93  
Endosulfan I G10 Cucumbers 1 11.04 1.1
G11 Lettuce 2 3.31 0.2
G15 Peppers 1 12.82 1.3
G22 Tomato juice, canned   0.40  
G23 Tomatoes 1 0.42 < 0.1
H12 Melons 1 0.69 < 0.1
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 2 8.21 0.4
H17 Raisins   0.29  
H19 Strawberries 1 3.53 0.4
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.47  
J05 Jams   2.45  
Endosulfan II G10 Cucumbers 1 3.81 0.4
G11 Lettuce 2 1.17 < 0.1
G15 Peppers 1 17.41 1.7
G22 Tomato juice, canned   0.53  
G23 Tomatoes 1 1.15 0.1
G24 Tomatoes/sauce, canned and ketchup   0.29  
H03 Apples, raw 2 0.80 < 0.1
H06 Cherries 2 0.36 < 0.1
H12 Melons 1 1.07 0.1
H13 Peaches 2 0.33 < 0.1
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 2 7.25 0.4
H17 Raisins   0.60  
H19 Strawberries 1 7.23 0.7
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.31  
J05 Jams   3.73  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.44  
L07 Fruit   0.30  
Endosulfan sulfate G03 Beets   0.25  
G06 Carrots   0.77  
G10 Cucumbers 1 20.68 2.1
G11 Lettuce 2 4.79 0.2
G15 Peppers 1 7.57 0.8
G16 Potatoes, raw   1.19  
G17 Potatoes, baked   0.66  
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on   0.73  
G19 Potatoes, boiled, without skins   0.67  
G20 Potatoes, chips   0.30  
G22 Tomato juice, canned   0.29  
G23 Tomatoes 1 2.15 0.2
H03 Apples, raw 2 0.75 < 0.1
H06 Cherries 2 0.55 < 0.1
H07 Citrus fruit, raw   0.52  
H12 Melons 1 60.31 6.0
H13 Peaches 2 0.41 < 0.1
H14 Pears 2 0.28 < 0.1
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 2 16.00 0.8
H17 Raisins   0.29  
H19 Strawberries 1 3.47 0.3
J05 Jams   2.21  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   1.68  
L07 Fruit   0.32  
Ethion F13 Muffins   0.58  
H07 Citrus fruit, raw 2 1.07 < 0.1
H08 Citrus juice, frozen   1.03  
H09 Citrus juice, canned   1.15  
J05 Jams   0.56  
Fonofos J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.70  
HCB E04 Soups, dehydrated   0.41  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.32  
HCH, α- F09 Cookies   0.64  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   1.16  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.37  
HCH, β- G10 Cucumbers   0.37  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.54  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   1.81  
HCH, γ- F09 Cookies   1.19  
G10 Cucumbers 3 0.50 < 0.1
H19 Strawberries 3 0.98 < 0.1
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   5.98  
Heptachlor not detected in any foods      
Heptachlor epoxide not detected in any foods      
Malathion E03 Soups, tomato, canned   0.37  
E04 Soups, dehydrated   0.85  
F01 Bread, white 2 38.28 1.9
F02 Bread, whole wheat 2 130.17 6.5
F03 Bread, rye 2 2.45 0.1
F04 Cake   1.51  
F05 Cereals, cooked wheat   0.83  
F06 Cereals, corn   0.39  
F08 Cereals, wheat and bran   21.77  
F09 Cookies   29.23  
F10 Crackers   39.09  
F11 Danish and donuts   10.11  
F12 Flour, wheat 2 19.81 1.0
F13 Muffins   32.64  
F14 Pancakes   19.65  
F15 Pasta, mixed dished   6.99  
F16 Pasta, plain   3.33  
F17 Pie, apple   4.97  
F18 Pie, other   5.60  
F20 Rolls and English muffins   42.14  
G08 Celery 1 1.93 0.2
H17 Raisins 8 1.58 < 0.1
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   23.94  
J05 Jams   0.96  
L02 Desserts   1.06  
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   1.09  
Methidathion F13 Muffins   3.16  
H08 citrus juice, frozen   1.35  
J02 Candy, suckers   2.13  
J10 Seeds, shelled   1.43  
Oxychlordane not detected in any foods      
Parathion not detected in any foods      
Phosalone G20 Potatoes, chips   1.86  
H03 Apples, raw 5 30.53 0.6
Phosmet F13 Muffins   1.63  
F17 Pie, apple   0.37  
J04 Honey   0.68  
Procymidone F11 Danish and donuts   2.71  
F13 Muffins   14.82  
H17 Pie, apple   38.50  
Quintozene G08 Celery   0.30  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   3.33  
TDE, o,p'- G10 Cucumbers   0.43  
TDE, p,p'- not detected in any foods      
Tecnazene H06 Cherries   0.33  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.59  
Trifluralin F11 Danish and donuts   0.40  
F14 Pancakes   5.11  
G02 Beans   0.89  
G06 Carrots 0.5 24.39 4.9
G07 Cauliflower   0.92  
G08 Celery   1.91  
G10 Cucumbers   1.53  
G11 Lettuce   0.96  
G14 Peas   0.48  
G20 Potatoes, chips   0.88  
G21 Rutabagas or turnip   1.84  
G22 Tomato juice, canned   0.60  
G24 Tomatoes/sauce, canned and ketchup   0.81  
H03 Apples, raw   0.30  
H17 Raisins   1.28  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   1.13  
J10 Seeds, shelled   0.63  
L01 Cereals   0.37  

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

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