Roxarsone, Inorganic Arsenic, and Other Arsenic Species in Chicken: A U.S.-Based Market Basket Sample

http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1206245



Table 3. Correlation matrices for arsenic species in raw and cooked chicken meat samples.
  Total arsenic iAs DMA Roxarsonea Unknown speciesa
aFor roxarsone and unknown species, correlation analyses were restricted to samples with a positive detection (= 30 for roxarsone; = 24 for unknown species).
Raw samples (= 65)          
Total arsenic 1.00
iAs 0.62 1.00
DMA 0.71 0.36 1.00
Roxarsone 0.61 0.75 0.17 1.00
Unknown species 0.55 0.63 0.11 0.83 1.00
Cooked samples (= 78)          
Total arsenic 1.00
iAs 0.75 1.00
DMA 0.65 0.33 1.00
Roxarsone 0.65 0.68 0.25 1.00
Unknown species 0.56 0.52 0.23 0.82 1.00