Enfamil A+® Thickened

Enfamil A+® Thickened

Last Updated: Friday, July 8, 2016

Cow’s milk-based, iron fortified infant formula with added rice starch for infants who spit up frequently or who otherwise need a thickened formula.

  • Indication
    • Cow’s milk-based, iron fortified infant formula with added rice starch for infants who spit up frequently or who otherwise need a thickened formula. Contains two dietary fibres (galactooligosaccharides and polydextrose) and DHA (a type of Omega-3 fat).

  • Nutrients
    • Analysis per 100 mL
      normal dilution
      per 100 g
      Energy (kcal/kJ) 68/280 500/2090
      Protein (g) 1.69 12.4
      % of total energy 10 10
      Source: Nonfat milk
      Carbohydrate (g) 7.6 56
      % of total energy 44 44
      Galactooligosaccharides 0.2 1.49
      Polydextrose 0.2 1.49
      Source: Lactose, rice starch, maltodextrin,
      galactooligosaccharides, polydextrose
      Fat (g) 3.4 25
      % of total energy 46 46
      Source: Palm olein (43.5%), soy (19.5%),
      coconut (19.5%),high oleic sunflower (14.5%) oils,
      ARA & DHA single cell oilblend (3%)
      Linoleic Acid (g) 0.53 3.9
      Linolenic Acid (g) 0.047 0.35
      ARA (mg) 23 169
      DHA (mg) 11.5 85
      Minerals per 100 mL
      normal dilution
      per 100 g
      Calcium (mg) 53 390
      Phosphorus (mg) 36 260
      Magnesium (mg) 5.4 40
      Iron (mg) 1.22 9
      Zinc (mg) 0.68 5
      Manganese (mg) 0.0101 0.075
      Copper (mg) 0.051 0.37
      Iodine (mg) 0.0101 0.075
      Selenium (mg) 0.00189 0.0139
      Sodium (mg) 27 200
      Potassium (mg) 73 540
      Chloride (mg) 51 370
      Vitamins per 100 mL
      normal dilution
      per 100 g
      Vitamin A (IU) 200 1490
      Vitamin D (IU) 41 300
      Vitamin E (IU) 1.35 9.9
      Vitamin K (mg) 0.0061 0.045
      Vitamin C (mg) 8.1 60
      Thiamine (mg) 0.054 0.4
      Riboflavin (mg) 0.095 0.7
      Niacin (mg) 0.68 5
      Pantothenic Acid (mg) 0.34 2.5
      Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.041 0.3
      Folic Acid (mg) 0.0108 0.08
      Vitamin B12 (mg) 0.0002 0.00149
      Biotin (mg) 0.002 0.0149
      Choline (mg) 16.2 119
      Inositol (mg) 4.1 30
      Carnitine (mg) 1.35 9.9
      Taurine (mg) 4.1 30
      Other Characteristics
      Renal Solute Load (mOsm/100 mL)1 15.3
      Osmolality (mOsm/kg H2O) 230
      Osmolarity (mOsm/L) 210
      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 660 g 5000 mL (21 bottles x 8 fl oz) 18 Months 2019496
  • 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 can to measure powder. Store DRY scoop in this can.

      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 within one hour or discard.

      Powder Storage: Store cans at room temperature. After opening can, keep tightly covered, store in dry area and use contents within 1 month. Do not freeze powder and avoid excessive heat.

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