The Determination of Heavy Metals Contaminated in Instant Product in Community for Better Quality of Life
The amount of heavy metals in instant products has been of famous concern because of its toxic when their
concentration is more than the allow level. Because of convenience quick to consumers it may have contaminated by
substances such as heavy metals, most often attached to the material, packaging and other causes. We have used flame
atomic absorption spectrophotometry to determine concentration of As, Cd, Hg and Pb in different type of five samples in
instant products in Thewet market. The concentrations of As, Cd, Hg and Pb in all examined semi-finished products were
less than the reported standard values (WHO). The results mentioned that the instant products obtained in Thewet market
were safety to consumption and make the quality of life of people in community get better.
Keywords: Instant product, Heavy metals.