Chapter 11. Car Catalytic Converters and the Contamination of Food by Platinum-Group Elements

  1. Sergio Caroli
  1. Chiara Frazzoli,
  2. Roberta Cammarone and
  3. Sergio Caroli

Published Online: 17 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470141007.ch11

The Determination of Chemical Elements in Food: Applications for Atomic and Mass Spectrometry

The Determination of Chemical Elements in Food: Applications for Atomic and Mass Spectrometry

How to Cite

Frazzoli, C., Cammarone, R. and Caroli, S. (2007) Car Catalytic Converters and the Contamination of Food by Platinum-Group Elements, in The Determination of Chemical Elements in Food: Applications for Atomic and Mass Spectrometry (ed S. Caroli), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470141007.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161, Italy

Author Information

  1. Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471687849

Online ISBN: 9780470141007

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Keywords:

  • car catalytic converters;
  • platinum-group elements quantification - bioavailability and toxicity;
  • PGE levels in food

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sources of Environmental Pollution by PGEs

  • Bioavailability and Toxicity of Platinum-Group Elements

  • Quantification of Platinum-Group Elements

  • Levels of PGEs in Food

  • Conclusions

  • References