Chromium 1065 views0 applications

Australian Approved Name (AAN): Chromium

Molecular formula: Cr

Molecular weight: 51.996

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 provide 50 micrograms or less of chromium from organic source.

Allowable purpose of the ingredient: Allowable only as a component of a listable active Chromium salt or yeast.

TGA reference: Merck Index

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