Protein-and amino acid-free infant formula* with DHA and ARA for infants and young children with documented inborn errors of amino acid metabolism.

* This product does contain taurine, a non protein building amino acid.


Protein-and amino acid-free infant formula* with DHA and ARA for infants and young children with documented inborn errors of amino acid metabolism.

*This product does contain taurine, a non-protein building amino acid.

Product Forms

ProductFormatUnit SizeApproximate Product Yield at Normal DilutionShelf LifeItem Number
PFD 1Powder400 gYield Not Applicable to Metabolics18 Months3144090

Preparation Of Feedings


Mead Johnson PFD 1 is to be used only in the dietary management of infants and young children with inborn errors of amino acid metabolism under the direct and continuing supervision your baby’s doctor.

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


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.

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1. Wash hands thoroughly. Boil clean bottles, nipples, caps and utensils in water (2 minutes at a rolling boil).

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2. Boil fresh water at a rolling boil for 2 minutes. Cool to room temperature prior to mixing.

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3. Pour desired amount of the cooled water into the bottle. Add powder. Cap bottle and shake vigorously.


Analysisper 100 mLper 100 g
Energy (kcal/kJ)69/290530/2220
Protein equivalent (g)00
% of total energy00
Source: None added
Carbohydrate (g)7.860
% of total energy4646
Source: Corn syrup solids, modified corn starch, sugar
Fat (g)4.232
% of total energy5454
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)0.644.9
Linolenic Acid (g)0.0520.4
ARA (mg)25190
DHA (mg)12.495
Calcium (mg)103790
Calcium (mMol)2.620
Phosphorus (mg)69530
Phosphorus (mMol)2.217.1
Magnesium (mg)10.379
Magnesium (mMol)0.423.3
Iron (mg)1.3710.5
Zinc (mg)1.3710.5
Manganese (mg)0.0610.47
Copper (mg)0.1371.05
Iodine (mg)0.01170.09
Selenium (mg)0.00210.0158
Sodium (mg)36280
Sodium (mMol)1.5812.2
Potassium (mg)90690
Potassium (mMol)2.317.6
Chloride (mg)69530
Chloride (mMol)1.9414.9
Vitamin A (IU)2401840
Vitamin D (IU)59450
Vitamin E (IU)1.7213.2
Vitamin K (mg)0.00690.053
Vitamin C (mg)9.674
Thiamine (mg)0.1721.32
Riboflavin (mg)0.1571.21
Niacin (mg)1.5712.1
Pantothenic Acid (mg)0.64.6
Vitamin B6 (mg)0.1571.21
Folic Acid (mg)0.01721.32
Vitamin B12 (mg)0.000340.0026
Biotin (mg)0.00610.047
Choline (mg)17.6135
Inositol (mg)14.2109
Carnitine (mg)8.263
Taurine (mg)4.837
Other Characteristics
Potential Renal Solute Load (mOsm/100 mL)18
Osmolality (mOsm/kg H2O)†171
Osmolarity (mOsm/L)†154
Water (g/100 mL)90


Corn Syrup Solids, Vegetable Oil (Palm Olein Oil, Coconut Oil, Soy Oil, High Oleic Sunflower Oil), Modified Corn Starch, Sugar, Mortierella Alpina Oil, Crypthecodinium Cohnii Oil†, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Ethyl Vanillin, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Mixed Tocopherols (May Contain Potassium Hydroxide) Minerals (Calcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Cupric Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Inositol, Magnesium Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Citrate, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Iodide, Sodium Selenite And Zinc Sulfate), Vitamins (Ascorbic Acid, Biotin, Calcium Pantothenate, Folic Acid, Niacinamide, Riboflavin,Thiamine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Palmitate,Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6 Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3, Vitamin E Acetate And Vitamin K1).†A Source Of Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)