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Bioaccessibility of metals and human health risk assessment in community urban gardens
Año:2015
Áreas de investigación
  • Prospección minera
Datos
Descripción
Pseudo-total (i.e. aqua regia extractable) and gastric-bioaccessible (i.e. glycine + HCl extractable) concentrations of Ca, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn were determined in a total of 48 samples collected from six community urban gardens of different characteristics in the city of Madrid (Spain). Calcium carbonate appears to be the soil property that determines the bioaccessibility of a majority of those elements, and the lack of influence of organic matter, pH and texture can be explained by their low levels in the samples (organic matter) or their narrow range of variation (pH and texture). A conservative risk assessment with bioaccessible concentrations in two scenarios, i.e. adult urban farmers and children playing in urban gardens, revealed acceptable levels of risk, but with large differences between urban gardens depending on their history of land use and their proximity to busy areas in the city center. Only in a worst-case scenario in which children who use urban gardens as recreational areas also eat the produce grown in them would the risk exceed the limits of acceptability
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
Chemosphere
ISSN
0045-6535
Factor de impacto JCR
3,499
Información de impacto
Datos JCR del año 2013
Volumen
135
DOI
10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.04.079
Número de revista
Desde la página
312
Hasta la página
318
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Participantes
  • Autor: Miguel Izquierdo (Environmental Geochemistry Research and Engineering Laboratory)
  • Autor: Eduardo de Miguel Garcia (UPM)
  • Autor: Marcelo Fabian Ortega Romero (UPM)
  • Autor: Juan Mingot Marcilla (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Estudios Ambientales
  • Departamento: Energía y Combustibles
  • Departamento: Química y Tecnología de Alimentos
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