Home|Journals|Articles by Year|Audio Abstracts

Original Article

AJVS. 2016; 51(2): 334-346

Heavy Metals Residues in Some Dairy Products

Ahlam A. Eleboudy, Amer A.A., Abo El- Makarem H.S., Hend. H. Abo Hadour.


A total of Sixty random samples of dairy products (20 each of condensed milk , evaporated milk and infant formula) were collected from different outlets and pharmacies in Alexandria governorate, Egypt. All examined samples were analyzed by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer to determine heavy metals residues and trace elements [lead (Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Copper (Cu), zinc (Zn), iron (Fe) and manganese (Mn)]. The results obtained revealed that extremely toxic heavy metals (Pb and Cd) were detected above the recommended daily intake in infant formula, while were acceptable when compared with average daily intake in examined condensed and evaporated milk samples. Public health significance of heavy metal was discussed.

Key words: Heavy metals , infant formula , condensed milk , evaporated milk , Atomic absorption Spectrophotometer.

Full-text options

Share this Article

Online Article Submission
• ejmanager.com

ejPort - eJManager.com
Review(er)s Central
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY), which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indicate if changes were made. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.