S0000247

LNS-MQ, sachet 50g/CAR-300


LNS-MQ is a food supplement that is intended to prevent malnutrition for children 6 months and older. It is to be consumed directly from the package with no necessary dilution, mixing or cooking. One package contains one daily dose of 50g. Each carton contains 300 sachets. This product is NOT a breast-milk replacer.
Indicative Price : 37.23 USD

General description:
Medium Quantity Lipid Based Supplement (MQ-LNS), spread, is a food supplement intended to prevent malnutrition for children 6 months and older. The product is consumed directly from the sachet without dilution, mixing or cooking. One sachet contains one daily dose of 50g, each carton contains 300 sachets. One sachet per day is the recommended dose of MQ-LNS and provides approximately 267 kcal. This product should not replace breast-milk.

Technical specifications:
MQ-LNS is a fortified, stabilised lipid-based paste or spread that is individually packaged into sachets. MQ-LNS is generally made with heat treated oil seeds, pulses or cereals together with sugar, milk powder, vegetable oils, vitamins and minerals.

Nutritional Content per 100g finished product
Energy: 510 -560kcal
Protein: 11 - 16g (3.6g from milk protein sources)
Lipids: 26 - 36g
Omega: 6 fatty acids: 2.6 - 6.10g
Omega: 3 fatty acids: 0.3 - 1.8g
Trans fats: <3% total fat

Vitamins: Min Max
vitamin A (Retinol Equivalent): 550mcg - 1150mcg
vitamin B1 (Thiamine): >1.0mg
vitamin B2 (Riboflavin): >2.1mg
vitamin B3 (Niacin): >13mg
vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid): >4.0mg
vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine): >1.8mg
biotin >60mcg
folates (as dietary folic acid equiv) >330mcg
vitamin B12(Cyanocobalamin): >2.7 mcg
vitamin C (Ascorbic acid): >60mg
vitamin D (Cholecalciferol): 15mcg - 20mcg
vitamin E (Tocopherol): >16mg
vitamin K (Phytonadione): >27mcg

Minerals: Min Max
Calcium: 535- 750mg
Phosphorus: 450- 750mg
Potassium: 900- 1400mg
Magnesium: 150- 225mg
Manganese: 1.2- 2.4mg
Zinc: 11- 14mg
Copper: 1.4- 1.9mg
Iron: 10- 14mg
Iodine: 100- 140mcg
Selenium: 20- 40mcg
Sodium: <270 mg

Items supplied with:
leaflet

Shelf life:
24 months

Storage and transport instructions:
store and transport in a cool dry place, below 30 degrees Celsius

Related products:
S0000240 Therapeutic spread, sachet 92g/CAR-150

Alternative products:
S0000248 MQ-LNS, sachet 100g/CAR-150

Useful links:
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/75836/1/9789241504423_eng.pdf
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