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Table 5 Metal and metalloid concentration levels (μg/g) in reported literature

From: Quantitative analysis of some important metals and metalloids in tobacco products by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Product Al Cr Mn Fe Co Ni Cu Zn As Se Cd Pb Reference
Smoked - - 45.03 - 3.344 - 7.889 14.34 - - 0.501 14.39 21
  716 2.92 124.04 981.18 0.75 3.13 21.1 34.27 0.71 0.6 0.72 1.13 Present study
Sniffing - 15.6 - 2972 - 9.13 16 37 - - 0.48 3.1 21
  - ~3.8 ~124.4 - ~0.47 ~3.0 ~28 ~42 - - - ~0.78 30
  - - - 2090 - 2.1 21 43 - - - 8.0 31
  - 3.0 150 2323 0.4 - - 46 - - - - 32
  1692 6.78 81.7 2046.67 0.95 5.42 14.33 36.87 0.85 0.56 0.43 2.81 Present study
Dipping 3599 20.17 120.02 3779.8 1.68 8.97 21.55 38.04 1.54 0.89 0.36 2.6 Present study
Chewing - 6.97 - 853 - 2.37 42 56 - - 0.38 8.38 29
  - ~6.0 ~174 ~1100 ~0.69 ~1.5 ~12 ~28 ~0.91 - ~0.8 ~4.5 30
  - - - 1050 - 1.1 11 20 - - - 4.5 31
  - 6.3 127 1565 0.6 - - 19 - - - - 32
  - 6.6 129 1703 0.75 - - 18.5 - - - - 33
  461.14 3.55 40.08 520.59 0.23 3.75 16.05 27.42 BDL 0.44 BDL 1.52 Present study
  1. BDL below detection limit.