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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