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Table 3 Estimate of daily accumulation of fluoride intake from food and toothpaste

From: Alimentary fluoride intake in preschool children

  Weight of the child *   Fluoride intake in mg/day   Estimated intake of fluoride in mg//kg bw/day
  kg Total fluoride intake from drinks+food (mg/day)* Intake from toothpaste** Total  
Mean 20.69
SD 1.59
0.384
SD 0.069
0.170-1.210 0.554-1.594 0.027-0.077
  1. * Average from two stages of fluoride intake study.
  2. ** Data taken from [3, 19, 2123].