Peppermints

Salicylate level: Very High Salicylates 10.0mg/kg and higher
Salicylate Amount: 8.6 salicylate mg/kg
Value Tested: Free salicylates
Category Type: Candy
What was tested: Lifesavers

About the source

Listing type: Research test
Method: Thin-layer chromatography and high performance liquid chromatography (page 951)
Original value: 0.86 salicylate mg/100g
Full Citation: Swain AR, Dutton SP, Truswell AS. 1985. Salicylates in foods. J Am Diet Assoc. 85(8):950–960. doi:10.1016/s0002-8223(21)03743-3. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0002-8223(21)03743-3.