Chromium picolinate 591 views0 applications

Australian Approved Name (AAN): Chromium picolinate

Common names and synonyms: Chromium tripicolinate

Organic/Inorganic: Organic

Molecular formula: C18H12N3O6Cr

Molecular weight: 418.30

Conversions (% Chromium): 12.43

AI for chromium as per NHMRC:
Infants – 0-6 months – 0.2µg/day (AI)
Infants – 7-12 months – 5.5µg/day (AI)
Children – 1-3 years – 11µg/day
Children – 4-8 years – 15µg/day
Boys –  9-13 years – 25µg/day
Boys –  14-18 years – 35µg/day
Girls – 9-13 years – 21µg/day
Girls – 14-18 years – 25µg/day
Men – 35µg/day
Women – 25µg/day
Pregnancy – 30µg/day
Lactation – 45µg/day

Maximum daily dose: The maximum recommended daily dose must not provide more than 50 micrograms of chromium from organic sources. Chromium picolinate is considered to be an organic form of chromium.

Warnings and restrictions: Chromium is a mandatory component of Chromium picolinate.

Allowable purpose of the ingredient: Active

TGA reference: United States Pharmacopeia_(Incorporating the National Formulary)

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