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What does mg/kg stand for?

mg/kg stands for Milligrams Per Kilogram

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US experts detected concentrations of lead ranging from six to 12 milligrams per kilogram in rice from several sources.
334) turned up BPA in "sizable quantities--up to 45 milligrams per kilogram of paper--in two of three brands of recycled bathroom tissue tested.
According to the Canadian government, the regulations introduce controls on sulfur in non-road diesel fuel from the current unregulated level to a 500 milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg) limit in 2007 and a 15 mg/kg limit starting in 2010.