• For U.S. residents 
Life Stage Group Adequate Intakes (Al)*# mcg/d Tolerable Upper Intake Levels (UL) (mcg/d)
Infants    
0-6 months 5 25
7-12 months 5 25
Children    
1-3 y 5 50
4-6 y 5 50
Males    
9-13 y 5 50
14-18 y 5 50
Females    
9-13 y 5 50
14-18 y 5 50
Pregnancy and Lactation
      £18 y 5 50

 

*As cholecalciferol 1 mcg cholecalciferol = 40 IU vitamin D.

#In the absence of adequate exposure to sunlight.