Date of Award
Senior Scholars Paper (Open Access)
Colby College. Chemistry Dept.
Smith, Wyne S.
Evans B. Reid
Mercury contamination of food products results from contact with soil, water, and air polluted with mercury from industrial sources, as well as from the use of mercury-containing pesticides and fungicides on plants. A method was developed for extracting mercury from tobacco products. The mercury content of various tobacco products was determined, using an atomic absorption spectrophotometer.
Tobacco -- Analysis, Mercury -- Toxicology
Recommended CitationMrozek, Karen S., "Mercury content of tobacco products" (1971). Senior Scholar Papers. Paper 188.
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