Enfamil A+®

Enfamil A+®

Last Updated: Friday, July 8, 2016

Cow’s milk-based, iron fortified routine starter infant formula for healthy term infants.

  • Indication
    • Cow’s milk-based, iron fortified routine starter infant formula for healthy term infants. Contains DHA (a type of Omega-3 fat) and two dietary fibres (galactooligosaccharides and polydextrose).

  • Nutrients
    • Analysis per 100 mL
      normal dilution
      per 100 g powder
      Energy (kcal/kJ) 68/280 510/2130
      Protein (g) 1.4 10.1
      % of total energy 8 8
      Source: Whey protein concentrate,
      skim milk
      Carbohydrate (g) 7.6 57
      % of total energy 44 44
      Galactooligosaccharides (g) 0.2 1.52
      Polydextrose (g) 0.2 1.52
      Source: Lactose,
      galactooligosaccharides, polydextrose
      Fat (g) 3.6 27
      % of total energy 48 48
      Source: Palm olein (44%), soy (19.5%),
      coconut (19.5%), high oleic sunflower (14.5%)
      oils, ARA & DHA single cell oil blend (2.5%)
      Linoleic Acid (g) 0.54 4
      Linolenic Acid (g) 0.051 (Powder, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      0.05 (Conc)
      0.38
      ARA (mg) 23 172
      DHA (mg) 11.5 (Powder, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      11.4 (Conc)
      86
      Minerals per 100 mL
      normal dilution
      per 100 g powder
      Calcium (mg)
      mMol (Nursette® Bottle)
      53
      1.32
      390
      -
      Phosphorus (mg)
      mMol (Nursette® Bottle)
      29
      0.94
      220
      -
      Magnesium (mg)
      mMol (Nursette® Bottle)
      5.4
      0.22
      40
      -
      Iron (mg) 1.22 (Powder, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      1.21 (Conc)
      9.1
      Zinc (mg) 0.68 (Powder, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      0.67 (Conc)
      5.1
      Manganese (mg) 0.0102 (Powder)
      0.0101 (Conc, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      0.076
      Copper (mg) 0.051 (Powder, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      0.05 (Conc)
      0.38
      Iodine (mg) 0.0102 (Powder)
      0.0101 (Conc, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      0.076
      Selenium (mg) 0.00189 (Powder, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      0.00188 (Conc)
      0.0141
      Sodium (mg)

      mMol (Nursette® Bottle)
      18.3 (Powder)
      18.2 (Conc, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      0.79
      136

      -
      Potassium (mg)
      mMol (Nursette® Bottle)
      73 (Powder, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      1.87
      550
      -
      Chloride (mg)

      mMol (Nursette® Bottle)
      43 (Powder, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      42 (Conc)
      1.2
      320

      -
      Vitamins per 100 mL
      normal dilution
      per 100 g powder
      Vitamin A (IU) 200 1520
      Vitamin D (IU) 41 (Powder & Nursette® Bottle)
      40 (Conc)
      300
      Vitamin E (IU) 1.35 10.1
      Vitamin K (mg) 0.0054 (Powder)
      0.0061 (Liquid)
      0.045
      Vitamin C (mg) 8.1 61
      Thiamine (mg) 0.054 0.4
      Riboflavin (mg) 0.095 (Powder, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      0.094 (Conc)
      0.71
      Niacin (mg) 0.68 (Powder, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      0.67 (Conc)
      5
      Pantothenic Acid (mg) 0.34 2.5
      Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.041 (Powder, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      0.04 (Conc)
      0.3
      Folic Acid (mg) 0.0108 0.081
      Vitamin B12 (mg) 0.0002 0.00152
      Biotin (mg) 0.002 0.0152
      Choline (mg) 16.2 121
      0.79
      Inositol (mg) 4.1 (Powder, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      4 (Conc)
      30
      Carnitine (mg) 1.35 10.1
      Taurine (mg) 4.1 (Powder, RTF & Nursette® Bottle)
      4 (Conc)
      30
      Nucleotides (mg) 2.8 21
      Other Characteristics
      Potential Renal Solute Load (mOsm/100 mL)1 12.5
      Osmolality (mOsm/kg H2O) 300
      Osmolarity (mOsm/L) 270
      Water (g/100 mL) 90

      Powdered formulas are not sterile. “To minimize the risk of infection, powdered formulas are not recommended for use in premature or immunocompromised infants unless no appropriate nutritional alternative is available, and then only with strict medical supervision and careful preparation, storage and use.”2
      1. Fomon SJ, Ziegler EE. Renal solute load and potential renal solute load in infancy. J Pediatr. 1999; 134: 11-14. 2. International Formula Council. Infant Feeding: Safety Issues for Health Care Professionals. Atlanta, GA: International Formula Council; 2004:4.
      Nutrient values are subject to change. Consult actual product labels for most current information.

  • Product Forms
    • Format Unit Approximate Product Yield at Normal Dilution Shelf Life Item #
      Powder 663 g 4900 mL (21 bottles x 8 fl oz) 18 Months 1278790
      Powder 992 g 7400 mL (31 bottles x 8 fl oz) 18 Months 1278789
      Concentrate 385 mL 770 mL (3 bottles x 8 fl oz) 15 Months 1269807
      RTF 237 mL 237 mL (1 bottle x 8 fl oz) 12 Months 2005350
      Nursette® Bottle (retail) 59 mL 59 mL (2 fl oz) 12 Months 1269779
      Nursette® Bottle (hospital) 59 mL 59 mL (2 fl oz) 12 Months 2042056
  • Preparation of Feedings
    • POWDER

      Your baby’s health depends on carefully following the instructions below. Proper hygiene, preparation, dilution, use and storage are important when preparing infant formula. Powdered infant formulas are not sterile and should not be fed to premature infants or infants who might have immune problems unless directed and supervised by your baby’s doctor. Ask your baby’s doctor which formula is appropriate for your baby.

      Use the chart below for the correct amounts of cooled, boiled water and powder. Use scoop in tub/carton to measure powder. Store DRY scoop in this tub/pouch.

      To Make Boiled Water Powder
      60 mL bottle 60 mL (1/4 cup) 1 unpacked level scoop
      120 mL bottle 120 mL (1/2 cup) 2 unpacked level scoops
      180 mL bottle 180 mL (3/4 cup) 3 unpacked level scoops
      240 mL bottle 240 mL (1 cup) 4 unpacked level scoops

      WARNING: Do not use a microwave oven to warm formula. Serious burns may result.

      Failure to follow these instructions could result in severe harm. Once prepared, infant formula can spoil quickly. Either feed immediately or cover and store in refrigerator at 2-4°C (35-40°F) for no longer than 24 hours. Do not use prepared formula if it is unrefrigerated for more than a total of 2 hours. Do not freeze prepared formula. After feeding begins, use formula within one hour or discard.

      TUB: Storage/Handling: Store powder at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures. After opening, and between uses, keep tub lid and pouch tightly closed, store in a dry area, and use contents within 1 month. Do not store loose powder in Tub. Use tub with Enfamil A+® infant formula only. Keep powder fresh and prevent bacterial growth by assuring tub is clean and completely dry. Completely empty tub and wipe with a clean, dry cloth before reusing. Each pouch has a new batch code and expiration date sticker that must be retained until the contents of the pouch have been consumed.

      BOX: Storage/Handling: Store powder at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures. Refill pouches can be used with reusable Enfamil A+® tubs, sold separately. After opening, keep pouch and tub lid tightly closed, store in dry area, and use contents within 1 month. Use tub with Enfamil A+® infant formula only. Keep powder fresh and prevent bacterial growth by assuring tub is clean and completely dry. Completely empty tub and wipe with a clean, dry cloth before reusing. Each pouch has a new batch code and expiration date sticker that must be retained until the contents of the pouch have been consumed.

      CONCENTRATE

      Your baby’s health depends on carefully following the instructions below. Proper hygiene, preparation, dilution, use and storage are important when preparing infant formula. Use as directed by your baby’s doctor.

      WARNING: Do not use a microwave oven to warm formula. Serious burns may result.

      Failure to follow these instructions could result in severe harm. Opened cans and prepared formula can spoil quickly. Either feed immediately or cover and store in refrigerator at 2-4°C (35-40°F) for no longer than 48 hours. Do not use opened can and/or prepared formula if they are unrefrigerated for more than a total of 2 hours. Do not freeze formula. After feeding begins, use formula within one hour or discard.

      Storage: Store unopened cans at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat. Do not freeze.

      READY TO FEED

      Your baby’s health depends on carefully following the instructions below. Proper hygiene, preparation, use and storage are important when preparing infant formula. Use as directed by your baby’s doctor. Inspect each bottle for signs of damage.

      WARNING: Do not use a microwave oven to warm formula. Serious burns may result.

      Failure to follow these instructions could result in severe harm. Opened cans and prepared formula can spoil quickly. Either feed immediately or cover and store in refrigerator at 2-4°C (35-40°F) for no longer than 48 hours. Do not use opened can and/or prepared formula if they are unrefrigerated for more than a total of 2 hours. Do not freeze formula. After feeding begins, use formula within one hour or discard.

      Storage: Store unopened cans at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat. Do not freeze.

      NURSETTE® BOTTLE

      Your baby’s health depends on carefully following the instructions below. Proper hygiene, preparation, use and storage are important when preparing infant formula. Use as directed by your baby’s doctor.

      Inspect each bottle for signs of damage.

      Failure to follow these instructions could result in severe harm. Opened bottles can spoil quickly. Either feed immediately or replace cap and store in refrigerator at 2-4°C (35-40°F) for no longer than 24 hours. Do not use opened bottle if it is unrefrigerated for more than a total of 2 hours. Do not freeze.

      After feeding begins, use within one hour or discard.

      WARNING: Do not use a microwave oven to warm formula. Serious burns may result.

      Storage: Store unopened bottles at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat and prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.

      DO NOT USE IF CAP RING IS BROKEN OR MISSING

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