International Journal of Analytical Chemistry / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

A High Throughput Method for Measuring Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Seafood Using QuEChERS Extraction and SBSE

Table 1

United States PAH regulatory limits for reopening impacted areas.

Chemical1Levels of concern (ppm)
mg/kg/day13 g/day (shrimp and crabs)12 g/day (oysters)49 g/day (finfish)

Naphthalene0.0212313332.7
Fluorene0.0424626765.3
Anthracene/phenanthrene0.318462000490
Fluoranthene0.324626765.3
Pyrene0.0318520049
Benzanthracene0.00021.321.430.35
Chrysene0.0213214335
Benzopyrene0.000020.1320.1430.035

Includes alkylated homologues, specifically C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4 naphthalenes; C-1, C-2, C-3 fluorenes; C-1, C-2, C-3 anthracenes/phenanthrenes; C-1, C-2 pyrenes.
Table modified from FDA 2010 [2].

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