Pantothenic acid 574 views0 applications

Australian approved name (AAN): Pantothenic acid

Common name and synonyms: Vitamin B5

Molecular Formula: C9H17NO5

Molecular weight: 219.23

AI of Vitamin B5 as per NHMRC:
Infants – 0-6months – 1.7mg/day
Infants – 7-12 months – 2.2mg/day
Children – 1-3 years – 3.5mg/day
Children – 4-8 years – 4mg/day
Boys – 9-13 years – 5mg/day
Boys – 14-18 years – 6mg/day
Girls – 9-18 years – 4mg/day
Men – 6mg/day
Women –  4mg/day
Pregnancy – 5mg/day
Lactation – 6mg/day         

Warnings and restrictions: When used topically, the concentration in the medicine must be no more than 0.1%.

VIT – Vitamins can only be of assistance if the dietary vitamin intake is inadequate. OR Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet

Allowable purpose of the ingredient: Active. Excipient

TGA reference: British Approved Name issued by the British Pharmacopoeia Commission

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