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IMEP-28: Total Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead and Mercury in Food Supplements



Lane C. Sander, Stephen E. Long, Steven J. Christopher, Russell D. Day, Karen E. Murphy, Ines Baer, Beatriz de la Calle, Inge Verbist, Danny Vendelbo, Hakan Emteborg, Philip Taylor


The Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) of the Joint Research Centre (JRC), a Directorate-General of the European Commission, operates the International Measurement Evaluation Programme IMEP. It organises interlaboratory comparisons (ILC's) in support to EU policies. This report presents the results of an ILC which focussed on the determination of total As, Cd, Pb and Hg in food supplements relying on Commission Regulations 333/2007 and 1881/2006.
JRC Scientific and Technical Reports


Intercomparison, IRMM, SRM 3256, green tea, dietary supplement, heavy metals, food


Sander, L. , Long, S. , Christopher, S. , Day, R. , Murphy, K. , Baer, I. , de, B. , Verbist, I. , Vendelbo, D. , Emteborg, H. and Taylor, P. (2009), IMEP-28: Total Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead and Mercury in Food Supplements, JRC Scientific and Technical Reports, [online], (Accessed June 22, 2024)


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Created October 30, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017