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Table 6 Statistical analysis of PAHs in different brands of bottled water (µg/L)

From: Evaluation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in bottled water samples (non-carbonated, mineral, carbonated and carbonated flavored water) in Tehran with MSPE-GC/MS method: a health risk assessment

Analyte Brand A Brand B Brand C Brand D Brand E P value
Min. Max. Mean ± SD Min. Max. Mean ± SD Min. Max. Mean ± SD Min. Max. Mean ± SD Min. Max. Mean ± SD
Na nd 0.53 0.24 ± 0.23 nd 0.69 0.36 ± 0.25 nd 0.76 0.45 ± 0.27 nd 0.51 0.24 ± 0.27 nd 0.3 0.18 ± 0.14 0.686
Ace nd 0.7 0.4 ± 0.29 nd 0.88 0.6 ± 0.23 nd 0.9 0.65 ± 0.21 nd 0.58 0.28 ± 0.30 nd 0.52 0.32 ± 0.23 0.686
Ac nd nd nd 0.27 0.08 ± 0.13 nd 0.32 0.16 ± 0.17 nd nd nd nd 1
F nd 0.87 0.58 ± 0.37 nd 0.93 0.76 ± 0.12 nd 0.98 0.79 ± 0.14 nd 0.76 0.21 ± 0.37 nd 0.7 0.52 ± 0.33 0.486
Ph nd 0.24 0.11 ± 0.12 nd 0.27 0.13 ± 0.14 nd 0.3 0.22 ± 0.07 nd 0.2 0.13 ± 0.09 nd 0.19 0.06 ± 0.09 0.686
A nd 0.1 0.05 ± 0.05 nd 0.07 0.05 ± 0.03 nd nd nd 0.03 0.02 ± 0.01 nd 0.11 0.05 ± 0.05 1
Fl nd 0.64 0.18 ± 0.31 nd 0.88 0.37 ± 0.42 nd 1.23 0.67 ± 0.40 nd 0.57 0.42 ± 0.27 nd 0.71 0.2 ± 0.34 0.886
P nd 0.3 0.11 ± 0.14 nd 0.22 0.06 ± 0.11 nd nd nd nd nd 0.5 0.13 ± 0.25 0.886
B(a)A nd 1.02 0.53 ± 0.55 nd 0.99 0.47 ± 0.39 nd 1.04 0.63 ± 0.44 nd 0.98 0.39 ± 0.44 nd 0.49 0.27 ± 0.25 0.686
Ch nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd
B(b)F nd 0.15 0.09 ± 0.04 nd nd nd 0.14 0.08 ± 0.04 nd nd nd 0.14 0.08 ± 0.04 0.886
B(k)F nd 0.12 0.09 ± 0.04 nd 0.15 0.1 ± 0.05 nd nd nd nd nd 0.14 0.09 ± 0.04 0.886
B(a)P nd nd nd nd nd 0.17 0.12 ± 0.05 nd nd nd nd
D(h)A nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd
B(g)P nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd
I(cd)P nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd
Total 0.69 5.07 2.78 ± 1.88 1.74 5.6 3.43 ± 1.73 2.42 5.84 4.15 ± 1.51 0.69 4.15 2.22 ± 1.55 0.69 4.11 2.31 ± 1.46 0.686