Problem

Tin as a pollutant

Other Names:
Stannosis
Overexposure to tin
Nature:

Tin may be encountered as a contaminant in tinned food products; the presence of nitrate in such products may contribute to increased amounts of tin being dissolved from the container. A number of acute poisoning incidents have resulted from ingestion of fruit juices containing tin.

Values:
Pollution
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
13.05.2019 – 17:04 CEST