BCAD 1

BCAD 1

Last Updated: Friday, July 8, 2016

An isoleucine-, leucine-, and valine-free, iron fortified infant formula with DHA and ARA for the dietary management of infants and young children with documented Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD).

  • Indication
    • An isoleucine-, leucine-, and valine-free, iron fortified infant formula with DHA and ARA for the dietary management of infants and young children with documented Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD).

  • Nutrients
    • Analysis per 100 mL per 100 g
      Energy (kcal/kJ) 68/280 500/2090
      Protein equivalent (g) 2.2 16.2
      % of total energy 13 13
      Source: Amino Acid Premix
      Carbohydrate (g) 6.9 51
      % of total energy 40 40
      Source: Corn syrup solids,
      modified corn starch, sugar
      Fat (g) 3.5 26
      % of total energy 47 47
      Source: Palm olein oil (44%), soy oil (19.5%),
      coconut oil (19.5%), high oleic sunflower oil (14.5%),
      ARA & DHA single cell oil blend (2.5%)
      Linoleic Acid (g) 0.54 4
      Linolenic Acid (g) 0.046 0.34
      ARA (mg) 24 175
      DHA (mg) 11.9 88
      Minerals per 100 mL per 100 g
      Calcium (mg)
      (mMol)
      89
      2.2
      660
      16.5
      Phosphorus (mg)
      (mMol)
      59
      1.92
      440
      14.2
      Magnesium (mg) 
      (mMol)
      8.9
      0.37
      66
      2.7
      Iron (mg) 1.3 9.6
      Zinc (mg) 1.16 8.6
      Manganese (mg) 0.051 0.38
      Copper (mg) 0.116 0.86
      Iodine (mg) 0.0103 0.076
      Selenium (mg) 0.0019 0.0141
      Sodium (mg)
      (mMol)
      32
      1.41
      240
      10.4
      Potassium (mg)
      (mMol)
      81
      2.1
      600
      15.3
      Chloride (mg)
      (mMol)
      68
      1.9
      500
      14.1
      VItamins per 100 mL per 100 g
      Vitamin A (IU) 210 1520
      Vitamin D (IU) 51 380
      Vitamin E (IU) 1.35 10
      Vitamin K (mg) 0.0054 0.044
      Vitamin C (mg) 8.1 60
      Thiamine (mg) 0.135 1
      Riboflavin (mg) 0.135 1
      Niacin (mg) 1.35 10
      Pantothenic Acid (mg) 0.51 3.8
      Vitamin B6(mg) 0.135 1
      Folic Acid (mg) 0.0135 0.1
      Vitamin B12 (mg) 0.00027 0.002
      Biotin (mg) 0.0051 0.038
      Choline (mg) 16.7 124
      Inositol (mg) 11.6 86
      Carnitine (mg) 6.8 50
      Taurine (mg) 4.1 30
      Other Characteristics
      Potential Renal Solute Load (mOsm/100 mL)1 20
      Osmolality (mOsm/kg H2O)* 330
      Osmolarity (mOsm/L)* 300
      Water (g/100 mL) 90

      All metabolic products are for use under the direct and continuing supervision of a doctor or metabolic dietitian.

      This product is nutritionally incomplete. Care must be taken to provide enough isoleucine, leucine and valine to support growth, using other foods with these amino acids as required. Nutritional powders are not sterile.

      *100 mL values and Other Characteristics information is based on this product mixed with water to a caloric density of 0.68 kcal/mL.

      1. Fomon SJ, Ziegler EE. Renal solute load and potential renal solute load in infancy. J Pediatr. 1999;134:11-14.

      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 454 g Yield Not Applicable to Metabolics 18 Months 2001952 Not Kosher
  • Preparation of Feedings
    • Powder

      Mead Johnson BCAD 1 is to be used only in the dietary management of infants and young children with Maple Syrup Urine Disease under the direct and continuing supervision of your baby’s doctor.

      WARNING: This product is nutritionally incomplete. Care must be taken to provide enough isoleucine, leucine and valine to support growth, using other foods with these amino acids as required. Your doctor must carefully and constantly supervise use of BCAD 1 with other foods and adjust the diet based on frequent blood tests.

      INSTRUCTIONS FOR PREPARATION AND USE
      Your baby’s health depends on carefully following the instructions below. Proper hygiene, preparation, dilution, use and storage are important when preparing formula. Powdered formulas are not sterile and should not be fed to premature infants or those persons who might have immune problems unless directed and supervised by your baby’s doctor.

      Your baby’s doctor will provide instructions for the correct amount of water and powder. Each scoop (unpacked and level) delivers approximately 4.5 g of powder.

      Failure to follow these instructions could result in severe harm. Once 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 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, do not refrigerate feeding bottle. You must use within 1 hour or discard.

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

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

      WARNING: Not for parenteral (I.V.) use.

  • Intended for Canadian Healthcare Professionals Only.
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