Addendum to Toxicolgy Notes Caffeine in drinks

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Unformatted text preview: ADDENDUM TO TOXICOLOGY NOTES Caffeine in Drinks How much of a particular drink containing caffeine does a 50 kg (110 pound) person have to consume to reach the human LD50? The LD50 for Caffeine is 192 mg/kg 50 192 50 9600 50 Diet Coke: 12 ounce can of diet Coke has 45.6 mg caffeine 192 50 12 45.6 1 12 210 Red Bull: An 8.2 ounce can of Red Bull has 80 mg of caffeine 192 50 8.2 80 1 8.2 120 5-hour energy drink: 2 ounce bottle of 5-hour energy drink has 138 mg caffeine 192 50 2 138 1 2 70 Fixx Extreme: 0.17 ounce "shot" of Fixx Extreme has 400 mg of caffeine 192 50 0.17 400 1 0.17 24 " " If you add a 0.17 ounce "shot" of Fixx Extreme to a 2 ounce bottle of 5-hour energy drink, the total caffeine content for the mixture is 538 mg. Mixed drink of Fixx Extreme with 5-hour energy drink has 538 mg of caffeine 192 50 2.17 538 1 2.17 18 © August 2010 S. DiNardi, Ph.D., CIH ...
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