Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 1 – RDIs and ESADDIs

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Food Standards (Proposal P1025 – Code Revision) Variation
 
 
The Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand gives notice of the making of this standard under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991. The Standard commences on 1 March 2016.
 
Dated 25 March 2015
Standards Management Officer
Delegate of the Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand
 
 
 
 
 
Note: 
 
This Standard will be published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. FSC 96 on 10 April 2015.
 
Schedule 1             RDIs and ESADDIs
Note 1        This instrument is a standard under the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth). The standards together make up the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. See also section 1.1.1—3.
                   Standard 1.1.1 relates to introductory matters and standards that apply to all foods. This Standard specifies RDIs and ESADDIs for section 1.1.2—10.
Note 2        The provisions of the Code that apply in New Zealand are incorporated in, or adopted under, the Food Act 2014 (NZ). See also section 1.1.1—3.
S1—1                  Name
                            This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 1 – RDIs and ESADDIs.
                                      Note    Commencement:
This Standard commences on 1 March 2016, being the date specified as the commencement date in notices in the Gazette and the New Zealand Gazette under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth). See also section 93 of that Act.
S1—2                  RDIs and ESADDIs for vitamins
                            For section 1.1.2—10, the table of RDIs and ESADDIs for vitamins is:
RDIs and ESADDIs for vitamins
Column 1
Column 2
Column 3
Column 4
Column 5

Vitamin
RDI or ESADDI
 
For children aged
1–3 years
For infants

Vitamin A
RDI
750 µg retinol equivalents1
300 µg retinol equivalents1
300 µg retinol equivalents1

Thiamin
(Vitamin B1)
RDI
1.1 mg thiamin
0.5 mg thiamin
0.35 mg thiamin

Riboflavin
(Vitamin B2)
RDI
1.7 mg riboflavin
0.8 mg riboflavin
0.6 mg riboflavin

Niacin
RDI
10 mg niacin2 
5 mg niacin2
3 mg niacin2

Folate
RDI
200 μg
100 μg
75 μg

Vitamin B6
RDI
1.6 mg pyridoxine
0.7 mg pyridoxine
0.45 mg pyridoxine

Vitamin B12
RDI
2.0 μg cyanocobalamin
1.0 μg cyanocobalamin
0.7 μg cyanocobalamin

Biotin
ESADDI
30 μg biotin
8 μg biotin
6 μg biotin

Pantothenic acid
ESADDI
5.0 mg pantothenic acid
2.0 mg pantothenic acid
1.8 mg pantothenic acid

Vitamin C
RDI
40 mg3 total of L-ascorbic and dehydro-ascorbic acid
30 mg3 total of L-ascorbic and dehydro-ascorbic acid
30 mg3 total of L-ascorbic and dehydro-ascorbic acid

Vitamin D
RDI
10 μg cholecalciferol
5 μg cholecalciferol
5 μg cholecalciferol

Vitamin E
RDI
10 mg alpha- tocopherol equivalents4
5 mg alpha- tocopherol equivalents4
4 mg alpha- tocopherol equivalents4

Vitamin K
ESADDI
80 μg phylloquinone
15 μg phylloquinone
10 μg phylloquinone

Note 1        See paragraph 1.1.2—14(a).
Note 2        See paragraph 1.1.2—14(b).
Note 3        See paragraph 1.1.2—14(c).
Note 4        See paragraph 1.1.2—14(d).
S1—3                  RDIs and ESADDIs for minerals
                            For section 1.1.2—10, the table of ESADDIs and RDIs for minerals is:
RDIs and ESADDIs for minerals
Column 1
Column 2
Column 3
Column 4
Column 5

Mineral
RDI or ESADDI
 
For children aged
1–3 years
For infants

Calcium
RDI
800 mg
700 mg
550 mg

Chromium
ESADDI
200 μg
60 μg
40 μg

Copper
ESADDI
3.0 mg
0.8 mg
0.65 mg

Iodine
RDI
150 μg
70 μg
60 μg

Iron
RDI
12 mg
6 mg
(a)    9 mg, for infants from 6 months
(b)    3 mg, for infants under 6 months

Magnesium
RDI
320 mg
80 mg
60 mg

Manganese
ESADDI
5.0 mg
1.5 mg
0.8 mg

Molybdenum
ESADDI
250 μg
50 μg
30 μg

Phosphorus
RDI
1 000 mg
500 mg
300 mg

Selenium
RDI
70 μg
25 μg
15 μg

Zinc
RDI
12 mg
4.5 mg
4.5 mg

S1—4                  Calculation of retinol equivalents for provitamin A forms of vitamin A
                            For paragraph 1.1.2—14(a), the conversion factors are:
Conversion factors—vitamin A

Provitamin A form
Conversion factor (µg/1 µg retinol equivalents)

beta-apo-8′-carotenal
12

beta-carotene-synthetic
6

Carotenes-natural
12

beta-apo-8′-carotenoic acid ethyl ester
12

         Note Natural forms of provitamin A may have conversion factors that are not provided in this table.
S1—5                  Calculation of alpha-tocopherol equivalents for vitamin E
                   (1)      For paragraph 1.1.2—14(d), the conversion factors are:
                            (a)      if, for a particular form of Vitamin E, the table to subsection (2) specifies a conversion factor—that conversion factor; or
                            (b)      if, for a particular form of Vitamin E, the table to subsection (2) does not specify a conversion factor—a conversion factor determined by the composition of the form of Vitamin E.
                   (2)      The table to this subsection is:
 
Conversion factors—vitamin E

Vitamin E form
Conversion factor (µg/1 µg alpha-tocopherol equivalents)

dl-alpha-tocopherol
1.36

d-alpha-tocopherol concentrate
(see paragraph (1)(b))

Tocopherols concentrate, mixed
(see paragraph (1)(b))

d-alpha-tocopherol acetate
1.10

dl-alpha-tocopherol acetate
1.49

d-alpha-tocopherol acetate concentrate
(see paragraph (1)(b))

d-alpha-tocopherol acid succinate
1.23

                                      Note    Natural forms of vitamin E may have conversion factors that are not provided in this table.
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