Science Journal of Analytical Chemistry

Volume 12, Issue 2, June 2024

  • Research Article

    Quantitative Evaluation and Comparative Analysis of Toxic Heavy Metal Levels (Pb and Mn) in Pineapple, Papaya, Banana and Mango Fruit Purchased from Tepi Market

    Desalegn Tesfa Tefera*

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, June 2024
    Pages: 13-23
    Received: 10 June 2024
    Accepted: 1 July 2024
    Published: 23 July 2024
    Abstract: This study aimed to analyze the composition and safety of commonly consumed fruits, namely pineapples, papaya, banana, and mango, and evaluate their suitability as part of a balanced diet. The fruits were assessed for moisture content, ash content, and heavy metal concentrations, specifically lead (Pb) and manganese (Mn). The moisture content value... Show More