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aCalculated from intake (mg/day) and weight (kg) given for age groups by IOM (1997) and ADA (2005).
SOURCES: IOM 1997; ADA 2005.
weight and range of fluoride intake (mg/day; dietary reference intake), by age group, from the Institute of Medicine (IOM 1997) and the American Dental Association (ADA 2005). In both tables, the intakes in terms of mg/ kg/day were calculated from the cited information as indicated.
term should not be taken to imply that the present committee considers these intakes to be safe or adequate.