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Table 7 Comparison of the chronic daily intake (CDI) of heavy metals (mg/day) from cosmetics samples with the corresponding maximum tolerable daily intake (MTDI) (Shaheen et al. 2016) in the Bangladeshi population

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

CDI of metals (mg/day) Sample Total intake MTDI
A B C D E F
Pb 1.18E−07 7.20E−08 3.37E−08 8.35E−08 6.24E−08 3.57E−08 4.05E−07 0.21
Cd 1.47E−08 6.49E−09 5.62E−09 6.09E−09 5.81E−09 6.68E−09 4.54E−08 0.021
Cr ND ND ND 6.61E−09 ND ND 6.61E−09 0.2
Hg 3.94E−10 2.99E−10 1.13E−09 4.0E−10 6.84E−10 5.74E−10 3.49E−09 NA
  1. ND not detected, NA not available