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Table 4 Parameters for exposure of metals in cosmetics samples used in the study

From: Assessment of some heavy metals in selected cosmetics commonly used in Bangladesh and human health risk

Exposure factor Unit Value
Exposure-point concentration (CS) mg/kg
Exposure frequency (EF) Days/year 350
Exposure duration (ED) Year 30
Average time for non-carcinogens (AT) Days 25,550
Body weight (BW) kg 70
Exposed skin area (SA) cm2 5700
Adherence factor (AF) mg cm−2 0.07
Dermal absorption fraction (ABS)   0.001
Units conversion factor (CF) kg mg−1 10−6