Lead in mussels
Median mg/kg wet weight for 1995-1999 (2001 for Black Sea). EU-legislation limit for lead (Pb) in foodstuffs 'bivalve molluscs' is 1.5 mg/kg wet weight (EU, 2002). Larger symbols may obscure other symbols.
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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