Elevated antimony concentrations in commercial juices

Claus Hansen, Alexandra Tsirigotaki, Soren Alex Bak, Spiros A. Pergantis, Stefan Sturup, Bente Gammelgaard, Helle Rusz Hansen

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Antimony concentrations up to a factor of 2.7 above the EU limit for drinking water were found in commercial juices and may either be leached from the packaging material or introduced during manufacturing, pointing out the need for further research on the area.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)822-824
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Environmental Monitoring
Issue number4
Early online date17 Feb 2010
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2010


  • pet containers
  • bottled waters
  • drinking-water
  • contamination


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