Scoop Information For Powder Products

PowdersScoop Weight (grams)kcal/ scoopDisplacement (mL/g powder)kcal/g Protein (g/100 g)
Enfamil A+® 8.8440.765.110.6
Enfamil® 8.5 44 0.72 5.2 10.8
Enfamil® Lower Iron than other Enfamil® brands8.5 44 0.735.2 10.8
Enfamil A+® Lactose Free8.7 45 0.77 5.1 10.8
Enfamil A+® Soy 8.8 45 0.775.1 12.7
Nutramigen® A+® with LGG®9* 450.765.0 13.9
Nutramigen® A+®9* 450.77 5.0 13.9
PURAMINO A+®4.5 22 0.775.013.9†
PURAMINO A+® JUNIOR6.8 33 0.75 4.914†
Pregestimil® A+®8.9* 45 0.78 5.0 14
Enfamil A+® For feeding babies who frequently Spit Up8.9 44 0.765.0 12.4
Enfamil A+® EnfaCare®9.8 48 0.764.9 13.8
Enfamil A+ Gentlease®8.7 44 0.77 5.1 11.7
Enfamil® 2 8.9 45 0.725.0 13
Enfamil A+® 29 45 0.77 5.0 12.9
Enfagrow A+® Vanilla and Milk Flavour12530.744.4 17.8
Phenyl-Free® 14.5 23 0.76 5.0 16.2†
Phenyl-Free® 214.4 59 0.67 4.122†
Phenyl-Free® 2 HP15.1 590.673.940†
BCAD 1 4.5 23 0.77 5.0 16.2†
BCAD 214.5 59 0.67 4.1 24†
PFD 14.5 24 0.78 5.3 0
PFD 214.9 59 0.65 4.0 0
TYROS 14.5 23 0.77 5.0 16.7†
TYROS 214.5 59 0.67 4.1 22†
Portagen®9.4* 44 0.75 4.7 17

*Packed level measure – all others are unpacked level measures.
†Protein equivalents
When accuracy is essential, gram measurements should be used. Note that scoop sizes do vary among the different products. Use scoop included with the product to ensure the desired caloric density is achieved.
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 alternative is available, and then only with strict medical supervision and careful preparation, storage and use.”1
1. International Formula Council. Infant Feeding: Safety Issues for Health Care Professionals. Atlanta, GA. International Formula Council; 2004:4.