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Brazil: 25 samples (228 analyses)
Number of analyses Value detected (%) Results Abnormalities* Limit values*
Soy/-byproducts 122
Pesticide residues 108 100.00 all < LOQ
Citrus Pulp, dried 65
Pesticide residues 54 7.41 Folpet 1 ≥ 0.015 mg/kg Folpet HG 0.03 mg/kg*
Dioxin 1 100.00 1 ≥ 0.25 ng/kg AGW 0.5 ng/kg

*based on raw material (citrus fruits)


Time period: 1 January 2019 to 30 June 2019



Brazil: 220 samples (2,659 analyses)
Number of analyses Value detected (%) Results Abnormalities* Limit values*
Soy/-byproducts 1,670
Lead 1 100.00 all < 5 mg/kg HG 10 mg/kg
Cadmium 17 11.76 all < 0.5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
ndl PCB 15 73.33 all < 5 µg/kg HG 10 µg/kg
Dioxin 14 85.71 all < 0.25 ng/kg AGW 0.5 ng/kg
dl PCB 13 84.62 alle < 0.175 ng/kg AGW 0.35 ng/kg
Citrus pulp, dried 130
Dioxin 2 100.00 1 ≥ 0.25 ng/kg AGW 0.5 ng/kg

Time period: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018


Legend: * values ≥ 50% from the strictest limit value, HG = maximum level, AGW = action threshold, RW = guidance value, LOQ = Limit of quantification