Potassium ascorbate dihydrate 188 views0 applications

Australian Approved Name (AAN): Potassium ascorbate dihydrate

Common names and synonyms: Vitamin C

Molecular formula: C6H8O6K.2H2O

Molecular weight: 251.1

Conversions (% potassium): 15.56  (% ascorbic acid): 70.1

RDI for Vitamin C as per NHMRC:
Infants – 0-6 months – 25mg/day (AI)
Infants – 7-12 months – 30mg/day (AI)
Children – 1-8 years – 35mg/day
Children – 9-18 years – 40mg/day
Adults – >19 years – 45mg/day
Pregnancy – 14-18 years – 55mg/day
Pregnancy – 19-50 years – 60mg/day
Lactation – 14-18 years – 80mg/day
Lactation – 19-50 years – 85mg/day

Warnings and restrictions: When for oral or sublingual use, potassium is a mandatory component of potassium ascorbate dihydrate.

When used as an active ingredient and the route of administration is oral or sublingual, the medicine requires the following warning statement on the medicine label:
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. Homeopathic

TGA reference: Chemical Abstract Service

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