Enfamil A+ Gentlease®

Enfamil A+ Gentlease®

Last Updated: Friday, July 8, 2016

Cow’s milk-based, iron fortified first-switch infant formula designed to be easy to digest*.

* Similar to all infant formulas

  • Indication
    • Cow’s milk-based, iron fortified first-switch infant formula designed to be easy to digest*. Contains partially hydrolyzed whey and casein protein, reduced level of lactose and DHA (a type of Omega-3 fat).

      * Similar to all infant formulas
      † ~1/5 of the lactose of a full-lactose, routine, milk-based formula.

  • Nutrients
    • Analysis per 100 mL
      normal dilution
      per 100g
      Energy (kcal/kJ) 68/280 510/2130
      Protein (g) 1.56 (Powder)
      1.6 (RTF)
      11.7
      % of total energy 9 9
      Source: Partially hydrolyzed nonfat milk
      and whey protein concentrate
      Carbohydrate (g) 7.3 55
      % of total energy 43 43
      Source: Corn syrup solids, lactose
      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%),
      and ARA & DHA single cell (2.5%) oils
      Linoleic Acid (g) 0.54 (Powder)
      0.5 (RTF)
      4.1
      Linolenic Acid (g) 0.049 (Powder)
      0.05 (RTF)
      0.37
      ARA (mg) 23 173
      DHA (mg) 11.5 (Powder)
      11 (RTF)
      87
      Minerals per 100 mL
      normal dilution
      per 100g
      Calcium (mg) 55 420
      Phosphorus (mg) 31 230
      Magnesium (mg) 5.4 41
      Iron (mg) 1.22 9.2
      Zinc (mg) 0.68 5.1
      Manganese (mg) 0.0101 0.077
      Copper (mg) 0.051 0.38
      Iodine (mg) 0.0101 0.077
      Selenium (mg) 0.00189 0.0143
      Sodium (mg) 24 (Powder)
      27 (RTF)
      184
      Potassium (mg) 73 550
      Chloride (mg) 43 320
      Vitamins per 100 mL
      normal dilution
      per 100g
      Vitamin A (IU) 200 1530
      Vitamin D (IU) 41 310
      Vitamin E (IU) 1.35 10.2
      Vitamin K (mg) 0.0061 0.046
      Vitamin C (mg) 8.1 61
      Thiamine (mg) 0.054 0.41
      Riboflavin (mg) 0.095 0.71
      Niacin (mg) 0.68 5.1
      Pantothenic Acid (mg) 0.34 2.6
      Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.041 0.31
      Folic Acid (mg) 0.0108 0.082
      Vitamin B12 (mg) 0.0002 0.00153
      Biotin (mg) 0.002 0.0153
      Choline (mg) 16.2 122
      Inositol (mg) 4.1 31
      Carnitine (mg) 1.35 10.2
      Taurine (mg) 4.1 31
      Other Characteristics
      Potential Renal Solute Load (mOsm/100 mL)1 14 (Powder)
      14.1 (RTF)
      Osmolality (mOsm/kg H2O) 230 (Powder)
      200 (RTF)
      Osmolarity (mOsm/L) 210 (Powder)
      180 (RTF)
      Water (g/100 mL) 90

      * Similar to all infant formulas † ~1/5 of the lactose of a full-lactose, routine, milk-based formula.
      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 # Kosher
      Powder 629 g 4700 mL (20 bottles x 8 fl oz) 21 Months 1278788 O.U.D
      Powder 942 g 7100 mL (30 bottles x 8 fl oz) 21 Months 1278787 O.U.D
      Ready-to-Feed 237 mL 237 mL ( 1 bottle x 8 fl oz.) 12 months 2035944 O.U.D
  • Preparation of Feedings
    • POWDER

      WARNING: 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+ Gentlease® 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+ Gentlease® 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+ Gentlease® 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.

      READY-TO-FEED

      WARNING: 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. Once prepared, infant formula can spoil quickly. Either feed immediately or replace cap and store in refrigerator at 2-4°C (35-40°F) for no longer than 48 hours. Do not use opened bottle or prepared bottle 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.

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

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