Recommended dietary allowances for Vitamin B6

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  • For Indians
Group Particulars RDA (mg/day)
Men Sedentary Work 2.0
Moderate Work
Heavy Work
Women Sedentary Work 2.0
Moderate Work
Heavy Work
Pregnant Woman 2.5
Lactation
     0-6 months 2.5
     6-12 months
Infants 0-6 months 0.1
6-12 months 0.4
Children 1-3 years
4-6 years 0.9
7-9 years 1.6
Boys 10-12 years 1.6
Girls 10-12 years 1.6
Boys 13-15 years 2.0
Girls 13-15 years 2.0
Boys 16-18 years 2.0
Girls 16-18 years 2.0
  • For U.S. residents 
Life Stage Group RDA (μg/day) UL* (μg/day)
Infants
0-6 months 1 (AI*) ND*
7-12 months 3 (AI*) ND*
Children
1-3 y 5 30
4-8 y 6 40
Males
9-13 y 1.0 60
14-18 y 1.3 80
19-30 y 1.3 100
31-50 y 1.3 100
51-70 y 1.7 100
>70 y 1.7 100
Females
9-13 y 1.0 60
14-18 y 1.2 80
19-30 y 1.3 100
31-50 y 1.3 100
51-70 y 1.5 100
>70 y 1.5 100
Pregnancy
     £18 y 1.9 80
      19-30 y 1.9 100
      31-50 y 1.9 100
Lactating
      £18 y 2.0 80
      19-30 y 2.0 100
      31-50 y 2.0 10

*Abbreviations       AI  =   Adequate intake       UL  =   Tolerable upper intake level       ND =   Not determinable due to lack of data