ARCHIVED - Concentrations (ppb) of pesticide residues in foods from Total Diet Study in Whitehorse, 1998

Pesticide Food code Description MRL* (ppm) Concentration (ppb) % of MRL
Anilazine H19 Strawberries 20 230.72 1.2
Azinphos-methyl F18 Pie, other   1.34  
H03 Apples, raw 2 6.10 0.3
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 1 0.86 < 0.1
H18 Raspberries 2 48.65 2.4
L02 Desserts   0.86  
Bromopropylate H06 Cherries   0.43  
H08 Citrus juice, frozen   1.88  
Captan F17 Pie, other   0.43  
H05 Blueberries 5 802.61 16.1
H10 Grape juice, bottled   2.88  
H11 Grapes 5 14.09 0.3
H12 Melons   1.64  
H13 Peaches 5 0.47 < 0.1
H18 Raspberries 5 2894.09 57.9
H19 Strawberries 5 6927.99 138.6
Chlordane, α- D02 Fish, fresh water   0.50  
D03 Fish, canned   0.67  
G20 Potatoes, chips   0.31  
Chlordane, γ- not detected in any foods      
Chlorfenvinphos H19 Strawberries   54.57  
Chlorothalonil G04 Broccoli 5 153.38 3.1
G08 Celery 15 1.79 < 0.1
G23 Tomatoes 5 0.66 < 0.1
Chlorpropham B08 Cold cuts and luncheon meats   0.46  
D02 Fish, fresh water   0.30  
D04 Shellfish   0.94  
E04 Soups, dehydrated   0.66  
F05 Cereals, cooked wheat   0.52  
F09 Cookies   4.66  
F13 Muffins   0.49  
G01 Baked beans   2.13  
G02 Beans   0.79  
G03 Beets   0.42  
G04 Broccoli   48.53  
G06 Carrots   0.89  
G07 Cauliflower   0.60  
G09 Corn   0.47  
G10 Cucumbers   3.43  
G14 Peas   0.53  
G15 Peppers   1.57  
G16 Potatoes, raw 15 1200.77 8.0
G17 Potatoes, baked 15 1234.66 8.2
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on 15 1023.87 6.8
G19 Potatoes, boiled, without skins 15 446.50 3.0
G20 Potatoes, chips 15 1313.29 8.8
G21 Rutabagas or turnip   13.99  
G22 Tomato juice, canned   2.59  
G23 Tomatoes   2.81  
G24 Tomatoes/sauce, canned and ketchup   4.71  
H03 Apples, raw   39.48  
H14 Pears   1.54  
L04 Dinner (vegetable, meat)   2.43  
M06 Frozen dinners   26.15  
N01 Pizza   37.69  
N02 French fries   26.83  
Chlorpyrifos F09 Cookies   12.69  
F12 Flour, wheat   3.87  
G04 Broccoli   0.89  
G15 Peppers 1 8.37 0.8
G23 Tomatoes   9.78  
H02 Apple sauce, canned, sweetened   0.91  
H07 Citrus fruit, raw 1 0.45 < 0.1
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums   3.79  
H19 Strawberries   0.27  
J05 Jams   0.96  
L06 Formulae, soya base   2.32  
M04 Frozen entrees   1.04  
M05 Frozen entrees   0.36  
N01 Pizza   0.93  
N06 Hot dog   0.44  
Coumaphos not detected in any foods      
Dacthal G04 Broccoli 1 4.38 0.4
G07 Cauliflower 1 0.65 < 0.1
G11 Lettuce 2 0.37 < 0.1
H05 Blueberries   0.42  
DDE, p,p'- A07 Ice cream 1 0.71 < 0.1
A09 Cheese (cheddar, sharp or mild) 1 0.81 < 0.1
A11 Cheese, processed 1 1.39 0.1
A12 Butter 1 3.48 0.3
B04 Pork, fresh 1 0.37 < 0.1
B05 Pork, cured 1 0.50 < 0.1
B07 Lamb 1 0.65 < 0.1
B08 Cold cuts and luncheon meats 1 0.92 < 0.1
B09 Luncheon meats, canned 1 1.04 0.1
B11 Wieners 1 1.14 0.1
D01 Fish, marine 5 0.43 < 0.1
D02 Fish, fresh water 5 6.69 0.1
D03 Fish, canned 5 4.68 < 0.1
F09 Cookies   0.67  
F15 Pasta, mixed dishes   0.41  
G03 Beets   0.36  
G04 Broccoli 0.5 0.48 < 0.1
G08 Celery 0.5 1.15 0.2
G16 Potatoes, raw 0.5 0.47 < 0.1
G24 Tomatoes/sauce, canned and ketchup   0.32  
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums   0.73  
H17 Raisins   1.23  
H19 Strawberries   0.48  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.71  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   2.29  
L07 Fruit   0.51  
L08 Meat, poultry or eggs   1.53  
M04 Frozen entrees   0.31  
M05 Frozen entrees   0.39  
M06 Frozen dinners   0.34  
N01 Pizza   0.82  
N02 French fries   0.26  
N06 Hot dog   2.85  
N08 Egg breakfast on a bun   0.37  
DDT, o,p'- not detected in any foods      
DDT, p,p'- B08 Cold cuts and luncheon meats 1 0.25 < 0.1
D02 Fish, fresh water 5 0.54 < 0.1
F09 Cookies   0.95  
G08 Celery 0.5 0.28 < 0.1
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   2.22  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.30  
Diazinon F02 Bread, whole wheat   0.36  
F09 Cookies   0.44  
F13 Muffins   0.27  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.58  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.37  
J10 Seeds, shelled   0.38  
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   0.63  
Dichloran G08 Celery 10 501.37 5.0
G10 Cucumbers 0.5 0.30 < 0.1
G11 Lettuce 10 0.44 < 0.1
G15 Peppers   0.35  
H03 Apples, raw   0.28  
H17 Raisins   0.25  
K02 Alcoholic drinks, wine   7.03  
Dicofol G11 Lettuce   0.37  
H07 Citrus fruit, raw 5 3.45 < 0.1
H08 Citrus juice, frozen   1.44  
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 3 1.02 < 0.1
H17 Raisins   4.83  
H18 Raspberries 3 0.40 < 0.1
J05 Jams   0.52  
Dieldrin A07 Ice cream 0.1 0.26 0.3
A12 Butter 0.1 0.98 1.0
D01 Fish, marine   0.32  
D02 Fish, fresh water   0.77  
D03 Fish, canned   0.31  
G10 Cucumbers   2.06  
G20 Potatoes, chips   0.38  
H12 Melons   0.25  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.31  
Dimethoate not detected in any foods      
Disulfoton not detected in any foods      
Endosulfan I A08 Yogurt 0.1 0.56 0.6
E01 Soups, meat, canned   0.62  
E02 Soups, creamed, canned   2.15  
G10 Cucumbers 1 12.65 1.3
G22 Tomato juice, canned   3.06  
G23 Tomatoes 1 0.62 < 0.1
H05 Blueberries   0.33  
H12 Melons 1 1.98 0.2
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 2 0.72 < 0.1
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.38  
J05 Jams   0.94  
L04 Dinner (vegetable, meat)   0.36  
M04 Frozen entrees   7.32  
Endosulfan II G10 Cucumbers 1 6.26 0.6
G15 Peppers 1 2.45 0.2
G22 Tomato juice, canned   2.55  
G23 Tomatoes 1 2.46 0.2
H03 Apples, raw 2 0.29 < 0.1
H05 Blueberries   0.56  
H12 Melons 1 1.61 0.2
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 2 1.38 < 0.1
J05 Jams   1.46  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.45  
L07 Fruit   0.61  
M04 Frozen entrees   0.61  
Endosulfan sulfate G05 Cabbage 2 0.51 < 0.1
G10 Cucumbers 1 13.67 1.4
G11 Lettuce 2 0.67 < 0.1
G15 Peppers 1 0.92 < 0.1
G16 Potatoes, raw   2.24  
G17 Potatoes, baked   1.45  
G18 Potatoes, boiled, skins on   1.79  
G19 Potatoes, boiled, without skins   2.03  
G20 Potatoes, chips   0.29  
G22 Tomato juice, canned   0.36  
G23 Tomatoes 1 3.54 0.4
H05 Blueberries   0.26  
H06 Cherries 2 0.35 < 0.1
H12 Melons 1 11.17 1.1
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 2 5.32 0.3
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.25  
J05 Jams   1.46  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   1.22  
L07 Fruit   1.52  
M06 Frozen dinners   0.35  
N02 French fries   0.38  
Endrin not detected in any foods      
Ethion H08 Citrus juice, frozen   0.39  
J02 Candy, suckers   0.41  
Fensulfothion G07 Cauliflower   1.93  
G15 Peppers   5.51  
Fenthion not detected in any foods      
Fonofos not detected in any foods      
HCB A09 Cheese (cheddar, sharp or mild)   0.41  
A11 Cheese, processed   0.30  
A12 Butter   1.00  
D01 Fish, marine   0.35  
D02 Fish, fresh water   0.29  
D03 Fish, canned   0.66  
HCH, α- A12 Butter 0.1 0.38 0.4
F09 Cookies   1.87  
J10 Seeds, shelled   0.77  
HCH, β- F09 Cookies   0.82  
G10 Cucumbers   0.43  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   1.96  
J10 Seeds, shelled   0.51  
HCH, γ- A07 Ice cream 0.2 0.61 0.3
A09 Cheese (cheddar, sharp or mild) 0.2 0.25 0.1
A11 Cheese, processed 0.2 0.60 0.3
A12 Butter 0.2 1.12 0.6
F09 Cookies   1.45  
F13 Muffins   0.48  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   3.71  
N06 Hot dog   0.46  
Heptachlor not detected in any foods      
Heptachlor epoxide A12 Butter 0.1 0.60 0.6
G20 Potatoes, chips   0.29  
Iprodione F04 Cake   0.39  
F09 Cookies   0.88  
F11 Danish and donuts   0.26  
G15 Peppers   18.58  
H10 Grape juice, bottled   13.89  
H11 Grapes 10 108.57 1.1
H12 Melons   5.67  
H16 Plums, dried prune, and canned plums 2 100.40 5.0
H17 Raisins 60 0.42 < 0.1
H18 Raspberries 10 117.01 1.2
H19 Strawberries 5 1991.01 39.8
J05 Jams   12.59  
K02 Alcoholic drinks, wine 5 5.91 0.1
L07 Fruit   2.10  
Linuron G06 Carrots   2.84  
Malathion E04 Soups, dehydrated   0.38  
F01 Bread, white 2 0.95 < 0.1
F02 Bread, whole wheat 2 2.98 0.1
F03 Bread, rye 2 23.53 1.2
F04 Cake 2 0.57 < 0.1
F05 Cereals, cooked wheat 2 1.85 < 0.1
F08 Cereals, wheat and bran 2 5.34 0.3
F09 Cookies   1.11  
F10 Crackers   33.47  
F11 Danish and donuts   6.26  
F12 Flour, wheat 2 11.58 0.6
F13 Muffins   1.02  
F14 Pancakes   2.62  
F15 Pasta, mixed dished   0.70  
F16 Pasta, plain   1.78  
F17 Pie, apple   1.25  
F18 Pie, other   0.95  
F20 Rolls and English muffins   7.04  
H05 Blueberries 8 22.89 0.3
H18 Raspberries 8 1.19 < 0.1
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.60  
J07 Puddings   1.59  
L01 Cereals 8 1.16 < 0.1
Methidathion G01 Baked beans   1.56  
H08 Citrus juice, frozen   0.98  
J02 Candy, suckers   0.28  
M01 Popcorn (microwave)   0.55  
Methoxychlor F10 Crackers   0.71  
G01 Baked beans 14 0.26 < 0.1
H16 Plums, dried prune, and canned plums 14 0.51 < 0.1
M01 Popcorn (microwave) 2 16.36 0.8
Methyl parathion L07 Fruit   11.27  
Monolinuron G08 Celery   0.65  
K03 Coffee   1.18  
Nonachlor, trans- D02 Fish, fresh water   0.68  
D03 Fish, canned   0.94  
Oxychlordane not detected in any foods      
Parathion not detected in any foods      
Phorate not detected in any foods      
Phorate sulfone not detected in any foods      
Phosalone H02 Applesauce, canned, sweetened   0.59  
H03 Apples, raw 5 1.15 < 0.1
L02 Desserts   2.10  
Phosmet F04 Cake   0.28  
F09 Cookies   1.82  
F18 Pie, other   1.56  
H08 Citrus juice, frozen   2.80  
H14 Pears 10 17.19 0.2
H16 Plums, dried prunes, and canned plums 5 0.66 < 0.1
J02 Candy, suckers   0.31  
L07 Fruit   1.53  
Procymidone not detected in any foods      
Quintozene J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.48  
Simazine H05 Blueberries   0.61  
J02 Candy, suckers   0.33  
TDE, o,p'- D03 Fish, canned   0.90  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   0.45  
TDE, p,p'- D02 Fish, fresh water   0.44  
D03 Fish, canned   1.02  
F09 Cookies   0.36  
J01 Candy, chocolate bars   1.70  
Tecnazene not detected in any foods      
Terbuphos not detected in any foods      
Tetrachlorvinphos G07 Cauliflower   1.32  
Tetradifon not detected in any foods      
Triadimefon E04 Soups, dehydrated   0.79  
G07 Cauliflower   20.65  
Trifluralin G04 Broccoli   0.46  
G06 Carrots 0.5 0.92 0.2
G16 Potatoes, raw   0.49  
G21 Rutabagas or turnip   0.37  
J06 Peanut butter and peanuts   0.89  
J07 Puddings   0.28  
L04 Dinners (vegetable, meat)   0.51  
Vinclozolin G02 Beans 1 2.28 0.2
G03 Beets   1.15  
H18 Raspberries   18.45  
J05 Jams   7.52  

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

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