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Table 10 Residue frequency and aggregate DRI values for the Top 20 pesticides found in UK-grown, conventional samples in 2016, ranked by FS-DRI

From: The dietary risk index system: a tool to track pesticide dietary risks

Pesticide

Family of Chemistry

Total Samples Across All Foods

Number of Positives

Percent Positive

Positive Samples DRI-M

Percent of Total DRI-M

Total FS-DRI

Percent of Total FS-DRI

Pirimiphos-Methyl

organophosphate

296

36

12.2%

14.3

68.4%

1.76

49.6%

Lambda-Cyhalothrin

pyrethroid

18

6

33%

0.611

2.91%

0.319

8.97%

Profenofos

organophosphate

22

12

55%

0.416

1.98%

0.227

6.38%

Pirimicarb

carbamate

218

11

5.1%

1.28

6.11%

0.199

5.59%

Thiacloprid

neonicotinoid

81

19

24%

0.329

1.57%

0.122

3.43%

Cyprodinil

anilinopyrimidine

163

40

25%

0.253

1.21%

0.118

3.32%

Chlormequat

quarternary ammonium

357

293

82%

0.120

0.57%

0.102

2.87%

Chlorpropham

carbamate

137

55

40%

0.256

1.22%

0.0881

2.48%

Fludioxonil

phenylpyrrole

184

45

24%

0.186

0.89%

0.0864

2.43%

Propamocarb

carbamate

259

30

12%

0.0830

0.40%

0.0581

1.64%

Maleic Hydrazide

pyridazine

123

33

27%

0.207

0.99%

0.0554

1.56%

Deltamethrin

pyrethroid

267

15

5.6%

0.181

0.86%

0.0328

0.92%

Bupirimate

pyrimidinol

60

24

40%

0.0657

0.31%

0.0322

0.91%

Dithiocarbamates

disulfur compounds

71

17

24%

0.152

0.72%

0.0321

0.90%

Azoxystrobin

strobilurin

357

63

18%

0.0792

0.38%

0.0312

0.88%

Tebuconazole

triazole

326

40

12.3%

0.0750

0.52%

0.0255

0.72%

Chlorate

inorganic

131

27

21%

0.0785

0.36%

0.0223

0.63%

Propyzamide

benzamide

23

4

17%

0.079

0.37%

0.0196

0.55%

Pyraclostrobin

strobilurin

117

40

34%

0.0452

0.22%

0.0180

0.51%

Iprodione

dicarboximide

174

32

18%

0.0359

0.17%

0.0133

0.37%

Totals Top 20 Pesticides:

 

842

 

18.9

 

3.36

 

Totals 82 Other Pesticides:

 

782

 

2.13

 

0.191

 

Totals All Pesticides:

 

1624

 

21.0

 

3.56