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Australian approved name (AAN): Folinic acid

Common names and synonyms:
5-Formyltetrahydropteroylglutamic acid
Folinic acid anhydrous
Vitamin B9

Molecular formula: C20H23N7O7

Molecular weight: 473.45  

RDI for Vitamin B9 as per NHMRC:
Infants 0-6 months 65µg/day (as folate) (AI)
Infants 7-12 months 80µg/day (AI)
Children – 1-3 years – 150µg/day
Children – 4-8 years – 200µg/day
Children – 9-13 years – 300µg/day
Children – 14–18 years – 400µg/day
Adults – 400µg/day
Pregnancy – 600µg/day
Lactation – 500µg/day

Maximum daily dose: 500 µg of folic acid

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.

Alllowable purpose of the ingredient: Component

TGA reference: Merck Index

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