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Start Date 29 Nov 2018

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 mg total of L-ascorbic and dehydro-ascorbic acid

30 mg total of L-ascorbic and dehydro-ascorbic acid

30 mg 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 equivalents3

5 mg alpha- tocopherol equivalents3

4 mg alpha- tocopherol equivalents3

Vitamin K

ESADDI

80 μg phylloquinone

15 μg phylloquinone

10 μg phylloquinone

Note 1        See paragraph 1.1.2—14(3)(a).

Note 2        See paragraph 1.1.2—14(3)(b).

Note 3        See paragraph 1.1.2—14(3)(c).


 

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(3)(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(3)(c), the conversion factors are:

                            (a)      if, for a particular form of Vitamin E, the table to subsection (2) specifies a conversion factorthat 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-tocopheryl acetate

1.10

dl-alpha-tocopheryl acetate

1.49

d-alpha-tocopheryl acetate concentrate

(see paragraph (1)(b))

d-alpha-tocopheryl 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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Amendment History

The Amendment History provides information about each amendment to the Schedule. The information includes commencement or cessation information for relevant amendments.

 

These amendments are made under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 unless otherwise indicated. Amendments do not have a specific date for cessation unless indicated as such.

 

About this compilation

 

This is compilation No. 3 of Schedule 1 as in force on 29 November 2018 (up to Amendment No. 182). It includes any commenced amendment affecting the compilation to that date.

 

Prepared by Food Standards Australia New Zealand on 29 November 2018.

 

Uncommenced amendments or provisions ceasing to have effect

 

To assist stakeholders, the effect of any uncommenced amendments or provisions which will cease to have effect, may be reflected in the Schedule as shaded boxed text with the relevant commencement or cessation date. These amendments will be reflected in a compilation registered on the Federal Register of Legislation including or omitting those amendments and provided in the Amendment History once the date is passed.

 

 

The following abbreviations may be used in the table below:

 

ad = added or inserted                                          am = amended

exp = expired or ceased to have effect                  rep = repealed

rs = repealed and substituted

 

Schedule 1 was published in the Food Standards Gazette No. FSC96 on 10 April 2015 as part of Amendment 154 (F2015L00491 –- 2 April 2015) and has since been amended as follows:

 

Section affected

A’ment No.

FRL registration

Gazette

Commencement

(Cessation)

How affected

Description of amendment

table to S1—2

161

F2016L00120

18 Feb 2016

FSC103

22 Feb 2016

1 March 2016

 

am, rs

Amend entry for vitamin E.

Replace Notes to table to correct cross-references.

 

table to S1—2

168

F2017L00414

11 April 2017

FSC110

13 April 2017

 

13 April 2017

am

Entry for Vitamin C replaced to correct typographical errors.

S1—(5)2

168

F2017L00414

11 April 2017

FSC110

13 April 2017

 

13 April 2017

rs

Subsection, table and related note to update tocopherol compounds.

S1—4

182

F2018L01594

23 Nov 2018

FSC123

29 Nov 2018

29 Nov 2018

am

Correction of typographical errors

S1—(5)

182

F2018L01594

23 Nov 2018

FSC123

29 Nov 2018

29 Nov 2018

am

Correction of typographical errors