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Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment: 2006 UK Total Diet Study of Metals and
•Para 64. “Dietary supplements provide up to 10 mg/day, which if added to the high level dietary exposure results in a total intake of 290 ug/kg body weight/day in a 60 kg adult, representing 145% of the EVM guidance value.”
•Para 65. “The Committee concluded that there was insufficient information to determine whether there are risks associated with dietary exposure to manganese”.