Ergocalciferol 496 views0 applications

Australian approved name (AAN): Ergocalciferol

Common names and synonyms: Vitamin D2; Vitamin D; (5Z,7E,22E)-9,10-Secoergosta-5,7,10(19),22-tetraen-3b-ol

Molecular formula: C28H44O

Molecular weight: 396.65

Conversions: Ergocalciferol 1µg = 40 IU Vitamin D3

AI for Vitamin D as per NHMRC:
Infants 0-12 months – 5µg/day
Children & Adults <51 years – 5µg/day
Adults – 51-70 years – 10µg/day
Adults – >70 years – 15µg/day
Pregnancy & Lactation – 5µg/day

Maximum daily dosage: When for internal use the Maximum daily dose must be no more than 25 µg (1000IU) of Vitamin D

Warnings and restrictions:
– 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

TGA reference: British Pharmacopoeia

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