TABLE A-2 Weight Equivalents

1lb= 453.6 g = 0.4356 kg = 16 oz

1oz= 28.35 g

1kg= 1,000 g = 2.2046 lb

1g= 1,000 mg

1mg= 1,000 µg = 0.001 g

1 µg = 0.001 mg = 0.000001 g

1 µg·g-1 = 1mg·kg-1 = 1 part per million (ppm)

TABLE A-3 Weight-unit Conversion Factors

Units given

Units wanted

For conversion multiply by

Lb

g

453.6

Lb

kg

0.4536

Oz

g

28.35

Kg

lb

2.2046

Kg

mg

1,000,000.0

Kg

g

1,000.0

G

mg

1,000.0

G

µg

1,000,000.0

Mg

µg

1,000.0

Mg·g-1

mg·lb-1

453.6

Mg·kg-1

mg·lb-1

0.4536

µg·kg-1

µg·lb-1

0.4536

Mcal

kcal

1,000.0

Kcal

kJ

4.184

KJ

kcal

0.239

Kcal·kg-1

kcal·lb-1

0.4536

Kcal·lb-1

kcal·kg-1

2.2046

Ppm

µg·g-1

1.0

Ppm

mg·kg-1

1.0

Ppm

mg·lb-1

0.4536

Mg·kg-1

%

0.0001

Ppm

%

0.0001

Mg·g-1

%

0.1

g·kg-1

%

0.1

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