Skip to main content

Migration of copper and some other metals from copper tableware

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.


  1. Dalton EF, Malanoski AJ (1969) Atomic absorption analysis of copper and lead in meat and meat products. J Assoc Off Anal Chem 52:1035–1038

    Google Scholar 

  2. Holak W (1975) Determination of heavy metals in foods by anodic stripping voltammetry after sample decomposition with sodium and potassium nitrate fusion. ibid 58:777–780

    Google Scholar 

  3. Holak W (1983) Determination of copper, nickel, and chromium in foods, ibid 66:620–624

    Google Scholar 

  4. Inoue T, Ishiwata H, Yamada T, Tanimura A (1984) Migration of lead, cadmium, arsenic and alkali from glasswares. Bull Natl Inst Hyg Sci 102:141–144

    Google Scholar 

  5. International Organization for Standardization (1982a) Glassware and glass ceramic ware in contact with food—Release of lead and cadmium. ISO 7086/1-1982

  6. International Organization for Standardization (1982b) Ceramic cookware in contact with food—Release of lead and cadmium. ISO/TC 107/SC 6N

  7. Ishiwata H, Inoue T, Yamada T, Tanimura A (1984) Comparative migration tests of lead and cadmium from tablewares. J Food Hyg Soc Japan 25:445–448

    Google Scholar 

  8. Japanese food sanitation law (1982) Equipment and package. Notice No 20 from the Ministry of Health and Welfare

  9. Ochiai T, Usui A, Matsumoto K, Sekita K, Naito K, Kawasaki K, Furuya T, Tobe M (1985) Oral and chronic feeding toxicity tests on green patina: cupric carbonates, basic in rats. J Food Hyg Soc Japan 26: 605–616

    Google Scholar 

  10. Odachi J, Oshiba K (1982) Studies on copper elution after cooking with copper pots. Ann Rep Osaka City Inst Pub Health Environ Sci 45:110–114

    Google Scholar 

  11. Pharmaceutical Society of Japan (ed) (1980) Standard method of analytical hygienic chemists. Kanehara Shuppan, Tokyo, pp 2–41

    Google Scholar 

  12. Teraoka H, Morii F, Kobayashi J (1981) The concentrations of 24 elements in foodstuffs and the estimate of their daily intake. Food & Nutr. 34:221–239

    Google Scholar 

  13. WHO (1973) WHO Tec Rep Ser No 532 pp 15–19

    Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information



Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Ishiwata, H., Inoue, T. & Yoshihira, K. Migration of copper and some other metals from copper tableware. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 37, 638–642 (1986).

Download citation


  • Copper
  • Migration
  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution