Research Article

Sanitary Risks Connected to the Consumption of Infusion from Senna rotundifolia L. Contaminated with Lead and Cadmium in Cotonou (Benin)

Table 3

Daily average intake and daily doses of food exposure to lead and cadmium.

DPI and DDE/metalsLeadCadmium

DPI child 3–5 years 52 μg/day7.6 μg/day
DED per child (20 kg) 2.60 μg/kg/day0.38 μg/kg/day
DED per adult 0.68 μg/kg/day0.16 μg/kg/day