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Table 3 Trace element concentrations in dogfish muscle certified reference material (DORM – 3) as well as accuracy and detection limits determined by ICP-MS analyses

From: Seasonal profile of metal accumulation in the acanthocephalan Pomphorhynchus laevis: a valuable tool to study infection dynamics and implications for metal monitoring

Element DORM3 certified ± SD (mg/kg) DORM3 ICP-MS ± SD (mg/kg) Accuracy (%) Detection limit (μg/l)
As 6.88 ± 0.30 6.30 ± 0.40 92 0.008
Cd 0.290 ± 0.020 0.27 ± 0.02 94 0.01
Co nc 0.01
Cu 15.5 ± 0.63 16.35 ± 0.93 105 0.19
Fe 347 ± 20 346.95 ± 28.24 100 2.76
Mn nc 0.1
Mo nc 0.02
Ni 1.28 ± 0.24 1.21 ± 0.15 94 0.47
Pb 0.395 ± 0.050 0.417 ± 0.043 106 0.26
V nc 0.01
Zn 51.3 ± 3.1 44.4 ± 3.2 87 2.77
  1. nc element not certified