Calcium hydroxide 278 views0 applications

Australian Approved Name (AAN): Calcium hydroxide

Organic/Inorganic: Inorganic

Molecular formula: CaH2O2

Molecular weight: 74.09

Conversions (% calcium): 54.09

RDI for Calcium as per NHMRC:
Infants – 0-6 months – 210mg/day (AI)
Infants – 7-12 months – 270mg/day (AI)
Children – 1-3 years – 500mg/day
Children – 4-8 years – 700mg/day
Children – 9-11 years – 1000mg/day
Children – 12-18 years – 1300mg/day
Men – 19-70 years – 1000mg/day
Men – >70years – 1300mg/day
Women – 19-50 years – 1000mg/day
Women – >50 years – 1300mg/day
Pregnancy & Lactation – 14-18 years – 1300mg/day
Pregnancy & Lactation – 19-50 years – 1000mg/day

Warnings and restrictions: When used as an active ingredient and the medicine is intended as a mineral supplementation, calcium is a mandatory component of Calcium hydroxide.

When used as a standard active ingredient, can only be supplied as an uncompounded medicine substance packed for retail sale, and must comply with an uncompounded substance monograph of the British Pharmacopeia.

Allowable purpose of the ingredient: Active. Excipient. Homeopathic

TGA reference: British Pharmacopoeia

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