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Schedule 1 – RDIs and ESADDIs – Food Standards (Proposal P1025 – Code Revision) Variation—Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Amendment No. 154

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.

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.