Sodium ascorbate 1277 views0 applications

Australian approved name (AAN): Sodium ascorbate

Common names and synonyms: l-Ascorbic acid; Monosodium salt; Monosodium l-ascorbate; Vitamin C

Molecular formula: C6H7NaO6

Molecular weight: 198.11

Conversions (% ascorbic acid): 88.4 (% sodium): 11.6

RDI for Vitamin C as per NHMRC:
Infants – 0-6 months – 25mg/day (AI)
Infants – 7-12 months – 30mg/day (AI)
Children – 1-8 years – 35mg/day
Children – 9-18 years – 40mg/day
Adults – >19 years – 45mg/day
Pregnancy – 14-18 years – 55mg/day
Pregnancy – 19-50 years – 60mg/day
Lactation – 14-18 years – 80mg/day
Lactation – 19-50 years – 85mg/day

Warnings and Restrictions: When used as an active ingredient and the preparation is intended as a mineral supplementation, the equivalent quantity of sodium is required in the application and also on the product label.

When used as an active ingredient and the preparation is intended as a mineral supplementation, the equivalent quantity of sodium is required in the application and also on the product label:
VIT – 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. Homeopathic

TGA reference: United States Pharmacopeia (Incorporating the National Formulary)

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