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Food Surveillance Information Sheet Number 179


Table 2: Summary of tin concentrations in canned tomato products

Product type No. of products tested Total no. of cans analysed Tin concentration (mg/kg as sold)
Average Minimum Maximum
Tomatoes 61 183 77 ND 346
Pasta in tomato sauce 39 117 73 ND 287
Baked beans 39 117 32 ND 151
Tomato soup 46 138 64 ND 126
ALL 185 555 63 ND 346

ND: Not detected - tin was not present at a concentration above the limit of detection of 5 mg/kg.


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