National Taiwan Ocean University Institutional Repository:Item 987654321/52992
English  |  正體中文  |  简体中文  |  Items with full text/Total items : 28611/40652
Visitors : 775157      Online Users : 47
RC Version 4.0 © Powered By DSPACE, MIT. Enhanced by NTU Library IR team.
Scope Adv. Search

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:

Title: Probabilistic Framework for Assessing the Potential Human Risk of Heavy Metals in Chinese Herbal Medicine.
Authors: Min-Pei Ling
Sze-Ting Choi
Jui-Ting Chang
Hsu-Hui Cheng
Contributors: 國立臺灣海洋大學:食品科學系
Keywords: Health Risk Assessment
Heavy metal
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Date: 2018-11
Issue Date: 2020-06-22T06:22:09Z
Publisher: Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology
Abstract: ABSTRACT:
Chinese herbal medicine (CHM), widely used therapeutic agents for various purposes, contains abundant vitamins and specific compounds. Heavy metals in CHM may have adverse health effects. Heavymetal concentrations of inorganic arsenic (iAs), cadmium (Cd), copper (Cu), mercury (Hg), and lead (Pb) in CHM prescriptions are obtained from the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration and the Herbal Pharmacopeia. The average daily intake of the Taiwanese population above 18 years old is used in the exposure assessment. In conclusion, the non-carcinogenic risk posed by iAs, Cd, Cu, Hg and Pb are within the acceptable safety range for human health, and the carcinogenic risk posed by iAs is also acceptable. Only the 95th percentile (P95) with prescription “Blood/Painkiller” (BP) of Hg is higher than 1, with a value of 1.7. The safety of CHM can be improved by Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) and Good Manufacture Practice (GMP), and by reducing the heavy-metal levels in the environment as possible. Further study can focus on vulnerable groups such as the elderly, children, pregnant or high-risk groups (patients using CHM in the long term). Keyword:Health Risk Assessment, Heavy metal, Traditional
Relation: 12(9) pp 59-73
Appears in Collections:[Department of Food Science] Periodical Articles

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat

All items in NTOUR are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved.


著作權政策宣告: 本網站之內容為國立臺灣海洋大學所收錄之機構典藏,無償提供學術研究與公眾教育等公益性使用,請合理使用本網站之內容,以尊重著作權人之權益。
網站維護: 海大圖資處 圖書系統組
DSpace Software Copyright © 2002-2004  MIT &  Hewlett-Packard  /   Enhanced by   NTU Library IR team Copyright ©   - Feedback