Table 1.

Acrylamide levels in foods, used for the NLCS acrylamide intake assessment

n samplesMean (μg/kg)Minimum (μg/kg)Maximum (μg/kg)
Potato crisps401,2493102,800
Dutch spiced cake131,0182601,410
French fries33351<LOQ*1,220
Salty snacks1227745867
Crisp bread1222915914
Cookies2020410829
Corn flakes12121<LOQ*300
Peanut butter2113107118
Chocolate66022116
Nuts833<LOQ83
Rusk3251633
Rye bread1324<LOQ60
Sweet pastry1918<LOQ111
Coffee917928
Chocolate milk4<LOQ<LOQ<LOQ
Bread22<LOQ<LOQ<LOQ
  • * Limit of quantitation in 2002: 60 μg/kg.

  • Limit of quantitation in 2005: 15 μg/kg.

  • Limit of quantitation in 2002: 30 μg/kg.