Fish oil 2

Table 2. Selected chemical parameters characterizing contamination degree of fish oil obtained during production of fish meal in Agro-Fish (tests were performed in SFI laboratory)

Tested parameters (mg/kg) Fish oil Limit value*
Cadmium 0,0025 ± 0,001 2,0
Lead 0,021 ± 0,0065 10
Mercury 0,0021 ± 0,0002 0,5
Arsenic 1,69 ± 0,53 10
Σ DDT 0,405 ± 0,164 0,5
Σ PCB 0,237 ± 0,036 2**

* according to European Council Directive 1999/29/EC dated 22.04.1999.
** admissible value for fish in many EU countries.