Number 2: Tomatoes

Number of potential different ED pesticides : 20

 

Tomatoe presents an average amount of pesticides EDCs found of  700 microgrammes per kilogramm which represents 20 times more than the  amount in one contraceptive pill.

 

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ED pesticides residues identified by PAN Europe :

  1. Bifenthrin
  2. Captan
  3. Carbendazim and benomyl
  4. Chlorothalonil
  5. Chlorpyrifos-methyl
  6. Cypermethrin (sum)*
  7. Cyproconazole
  8. Deltamethrin
  9. Dimethoate (sum)*
  10. Dithiocarbamates (mancozeb)**
  11. Flutriafol
  12. Iprodione
  13. Methomyl and Thiodicarb
  14. Myclobutanil
  15. Oxamyl
  16. Penconazole
  17. Propamocarb (sum)*
  18. Pyrimethanil
  19. Pyriproxyfen
  20. Tebuconazole

* "Sum" means that EFSA calculated the sum of similarly acting chemicals.

** Here, the "sum" is the sum of the individual amounts of dithiocarbamate chemicals, including mancozeb.

To download the complete data for tomatoes, click here.

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