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Table 6 Recovery studies for toxic elements in the present study

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

Element Primary value (μg/g) Added amount (μg/g) Quantity found (μg/g) Recovery (%)
Lead 35.66 ± 3.6 5.0 40.25 91.8
Cadmium 2.60 ± 0.28 1.0 3.52 92.0
Chromium 2.82 ± 0.03 1.0 3.71 89.0
Mercury 0.174 ± 0.009 0.2 0.354 90.0