Analysis of Trace Element & Heavy Metals in Common Spices marketed in Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Authors(3) :-Nidhi Sharda, Deepak Kumar, Sudha Srivastava

In present study, the concentrations of heavy metals such as Lead (Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Arsenic (As), Mercury (Hg, Copper (Cu), Nickel (Ni), Chromium (Cr), Zinc (Zn) and Iron (Fe) in 8 common spices (Turmeric, Cumin, Red chili, Coriander, Ginger, Garlic, Black Pepper & Cardamom) collected from the local markets in Gurgaon, Haryana, India were determined using inductively coupled plasma mass spectroscopy. The concentration of Pb, Cd, As, Hg, Cu, Ni, Cr, Zn and Fe ranged from ND-5.77 mg/kg, ND-1.23 mg/kg, ND-0.17 mg/kg, ND-0.14 mg/kg, ND-61.93 mg/kg, ND-32.9 mg/kg, ND-44.2 mg/kg, ND-35.53 mg/kg and ND-1386.7 mg/kg respectively, where the concentration of Pd, Cd, As, Cu & Zn were found above the standard limit approved by FSSAI, WHO & FAO. In this study, it is revealed that most

Authors and Affiliations

Nidhi Sharda
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Deepak Kumar
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Sudha Srivastava
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Heavy Metal, Spices, ICP-MS, ND (Not detected) & FSSAI (Food Safety Standard Authority of India)

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Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 3 | May-June 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 116-119
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET173319
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Nidhi Sharda, Deepak Kumar, Sudha Srivastava, " Analysis of Trace Element & Heavy Metals in Common Spices marketed in Gurgaon, Haryana, India, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp.116-119, May-June-2017.
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