Cupric oxide 1199 views0 applications

Australian Approved Name (AAN): Cupric oxide

Organic/Inorganic: Inorganic

Molecular formula: CuO

Molecular weight: 79.55

Conversions (% mineral): 79.88

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: 5 mg of copper (when for internal use). When for other than internal use, the concentration of Copper compounds must be no more than 5%.

Mandatory components: Copper

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

Allowable purpose of the ingredient: Active. Excipient. Homeopathic

TGA reference: Merck Index

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