F-75 Therap.milk CAN 400g/CAR-24

F-75 is a milk based powdered therapeutic diet. Reconstituted F-75 milk provides an energy density of approximately 75 kcal/100ml. It is intended for phase 1 (stabilisation) treatment of children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM). Each canister contains 400g of F-75 Therapeutic milk powder in cartonsof 24 canisters and comes with a scoop.
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F-75 Therapeutic milk in a canister of 400g packed in a carton of 24.

General Description
F-75 is therapeutic milk diet with added vegetable fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. It comes as powder packed in a canister to prepare a liquid therapeutic diet with an energy density of approximately 75kcal/100 ml.

Intended Use
The F-75 liquid therapeutic diet is intended for stabilisation phase of treatment of children diagnosed with SAM. It is intended to stabilize the child’s metabolism and support rehydration. The specified quantity of powdered therapeutic milk is mixed with the specified quantity of water boiled and cooled down to not below 70˚C to obtain a defined quantity of liquid therapeutic diet with an energy density of approximately 75 kcal/ 100ml.
F75 must be administered under medical supervision. A cautious approach is required because of child's fragile physiological state and reduced homeostatic capacity, hence F-75 is not designed for weight gain. (WHO. Guideline: Updates on the management of severe acute malnutrition in infants and children. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2013:4)

Target Population: Children diagnosed with SAM, in the initial phase of their treatment.

Technical Specifications:
General quality
Milk based white or pale yellowish fine powder; free from impurities, coloured particles, caking or lumps.
Ingredients: : maltodextrin (carbohydrate), vegetable oils, saccharose, skim milk powder or other dairy powder, emulsifier (eg lecithin) vitamin and mineral premix.

Nutritional Composition per 100 ml
Energy: 75 (70-80) kcal
Protein: 5 (4 -7) % of total energy
1 (0.75-1.5) g
Lipids: 32 (25-35) % of total energy
2.5 (2-3) g
n-6 fatty acid: 6.5 (3-10) % of total energy
n-3 fatty acid: 1.5 (0.3-2.5) % of total energy
Carbohydrate: 64 (57-69) % of total energy
12g (10.5-14) g
Lactose: 1.4mg max
Ash: max 4%
Moisture: max 4%

Minerals per 100ml:
Sodium: 17 mg maximum
Potassium: 122-156 mg
Calcium: 50-100 mg
Phosphorus: 50-100 mg
Magnesium: 8.5-11 mg
Iron: 0.05 mg maximum
Zinc: 1.8-3.0 mg
Copper: 0.2-0.3 mg
Selenium: 3.5–7 mcg
Iodine: 12.3–24.5 mcg

Vitamins per 100ml:
Vitamin A: 0.1–0.3 mg
Vitamin D3: 2.5–5.0 mcg
Vitamin E: 3.3–6.5 mg
Vitamin K: 2.5 mcg minimum
Ascorbic acid: 10 mg minimum
Thiamine: 0.08 mg minimum
Riboflavine: 0.3 mg minimum
Niacin 0.8 mg minimum
Pantothenic acid: 0.5 mg minimum
Vitamin B6: 0.1 mg minimum
Folic acid: 35 mcg minimum
Vitamin B12: 0.3 mcg minimum
Biotin: 10 mcg minimum

Directions for Use
Always read the label for instructions for preparation and use on the product label.

Use previously boiled water that is not below 70°C (cooled for not less than 3-5minutes after boiling) to prepare the milk. Cool the prepared milk to feeding temperature before administering. The resulting liquid therapeutic diet contains an energy density of approximately 75kcal/100ml.

Scoop and volume examples:
1 scoop: add 25 ml water to provide approximately 28ml of milk
2 scoops: add 50ml of water to provide approximately 56ml of milk
4 scoops: add 100ml of water to provide approximately 112ml of milk
8 scoops: add 200ml of water to provide approximately 224ml of milk
10 scoops: add 250ml of water to provide approximately 280ml of milk
20 scoops: add 500ml of water to provide approximately 560ml of milk
1 entire canister: add 2200ml of water to provide approximately 2480ml of milk

WARNING: This low iron diet is not suitable for long term feeding of well-nourished children. It is only to be used in accordance with recommendations and supervision of skilled health personnel in hospitals or therapeutic feeding centres. It should never be distributed to families or communities.

Items Supplied with:
White scoop inside each F 75 CAN.

Items required, but not supplied:
Thermometer, measuring and mixing jug, feeding cup and feeding spoon.

Shelf Life:
Shelf life unopened;minimum 12 months from date of manufacture. (Shelf life is specific to each supplier.)

Storage and transport conditions:
Do not store above 30 °C, protect from direct sunlight.
Opened canister: Use within 4 weeks after opening, keep in original container. Do not store above 30˚C, protect from direct sunlight, protect from moisture
Reconstituted milk: Use within 2hrs if at room temperature or 24 hours if stored in the refrigerator

Logistics Information:
Material safety data sheet information (MSDS): N/A
Packaging and labeling: preparation instructions included on the label or a leaflet
Weight per carton containing 24 Canisters: 14 kg
Volume per carton containing 24 Canisters: 0.04640m3
Component of a Kit: no

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SL016682 Feeding cup
SL003034 Spoon, plastic

Alternative products:
S0000208 F-75 therap. diet, sachet, 102.5g/CAR-120

Useful links:
1.How to prepare milk formula:
Safe preparation, storage and handling of powdered infant formula: guidelines (who.int)

2. Technical Bulletins:
Safe preparation of therapeutic milk F75 and F100 | UNICEF Supply Division
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