Frequently Asked Question

24. What are the maximum (Upper limits) Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA) for Vitamins and Minerals permitted by the authority?

A Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) is the highest level of daily nutrient intake that is likely to pose no risk of adverse health effects to almost all individuals in the general population3. There are numerous authoritative sources regarding the maximum RDA limits for Vitamins and Trace elements (minerals). The MCAZ currently uses World Health Organization (WHO), United States Department of Agriculture and the Recommended Daily Allowances 10th edition by the United States National Research Council as sources of current data. Manufacturers are advised to quote their sources for Upper limits of Vitamins and Minerals