Cupric citrate 1185 views0 applications

Australian Approved Name (AAN): Cupric citrate

Common names and synonyms: Copper (II) citrate; Cupric citrate anhydrous

Organic/Inorganic: Organic

Molecular formula: C6H4Cu2O7

Molecular weight: 315.19

Conversions (% mineral): 40.32

AI for copper as per NHMRC:
Infants – 0-6 months – 0.2mg/day
Infants – 7-12 months – 0.22mg/day
Children – 1-3 years – 0.7mg/day
Children – 4-8 years – 1.0mg/day
Boys – 9-13 years – 1.3mg/day
Boys – 14-18 years – 1.5mg/day
Girls – 9-13 years – 1.1mg/day
Girls – 14-18 years – 1.1mg/day
Men – 1.7mg/day
Women – 1.2mg/day
Pregnancy – 14-18 years – 1.2mg/day
Pregnancy – 19-50 years – 1.3mg/day
Lactation – 14-18 years – 1.4mg/day
Lactation – 19-50 years – 1.5mg/day

Maximum daily dose: 750 micrograms of Copper from Cupric citrate, or the medicine must not contain more than 1.86 milligrams of Cupric citrate per the recommended daily dose.

Mandatory components: Copper (when for oral or sublingual use)

Warnings and Restrictions: The percentage of copper from cupric citrate should be calculated based on the molecular weight of cupric citrate.

Allowable purpose of the ingredient: Active. Excipient. Homeopathic

TGA reference: Merck Index

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