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Similac® Isomil® - Unflavoured

Similac® Isomil®

Soy protein-based formula with DHA


Indications for use

  • For infants whose parents wish to provide a non-milk-based formula for health, cultural, or religious reasons.
  • For infants with IgE-mediated cow’s milk allergy where tolerance to soy has been established.1,2
  • For infants with lactase deficiency and/or sensitivity to lactose.
  • For infants with galactosemia.
  • For initial or supplemental feeding of term infants.
  • For oral or tube feeding use.

Safety precaution:

  • Not for parenteral use.

REFERENCES:

1. Leung A, Otley A. Canadian Paediatric Society: Nutrition and Gastroenterology Committee.Pediatric Child Health 2009;14(3):109-13. [Reaffirmed: Feb 25, 2019.].
2. Health Canada. Food and Nutrition: Nutrition for Healthy Term Infants: Recommendations from Birth to Six Months. Last modified on 2015-08-18. [Accessed online on 2019-04-26].


AVAILABILITY

List number
Product
Format
0S571353
Similac® Isomil®
800-g cans; 6/case

Powder

Preparation

Refer to product label for complete preparation instructions.

Your baby’s health depends on carefully following these directions. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water. Proper hygiene, preparation, mixing, and storage are important when using infant formula. Use as directed by your health care professional.

Preparation instructions for powdered baby formula – Must add water

Powdered infant formulas are not sterile and should not be fed to premature babies or babies who might have immune system problems unless directed by your health care professional.

  • Place washed bottles, nipples, rings, caps, and all preparation equipment in boiling water and keep at a rolling boil for 2 minutes. In another pot, boil water at a rolling boil for 2 minutes. Cool to room temperature prior to mixing.
  • Pour desired amount of boiled, cooled water into bottle.
  • Using enclosed scoop, add 1 unpacked level scoop of powder to each 60 mL of water. Return dry scoop to container.
  • Cap bottle; shake well; attach nipple.

Storage: Once mixed, refrigerate bottles immediately; use within 24 hours. Once feeding begins, use within 1 hour or discard.

WARNING: Never use a microwave oven to warm formula; serious burns can result. Test temperature before feeding to avoid scalding the baby’s mouth.

Features and Benefits

  • Soy protein-based, cow's milk protein-free.
  • DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid that supports the normal physical development of the brain and eyes.3
  • Naturally lactose-free.
  • Unique blend of carbohydrates digested by separate enzyme systems which may help maximize absorption.4
  • Growth similar to that of infants fed breast milk or milk-based Similac®.5†
  • Non-GMO.
  • Easy to digest.§
Suitable for people with lactose intolerance Yes
Gluten-free Yes
Kosher Yes
Halal Yes

† Comparison based on previous formulations of Similac® Step 1 and Similac® Isomil®.

‡ Ingredients not genetically engineered.

§ Similar to other infant formulas.

 

REFERENCES

3. Canadian Food Inspection Agency: Health Claims – Nutrient Function Claims. Last modified on 2019-02-13. [Accessed online on 2019-04-09].

4. Kerzner B et al. Jejunal absorption of sucrose and glucose oligomers in the absence of pancreatic amylase. Pediatr Res 1983;17;191A.

5. Lasekan JB et al. Growth of Newborn, Term Infants Fed Soy Formulas For 1 Year. Clin Pediatr 1999;563-71.

Nutrition

  • Per 100 g Powder
  • Per 100 mL
    (at standard dilution)
  • Per 100 Cal
  • Energy
  • ENERGY (Cal [kJ])
  • 504.6 (2111.3)
  • 66 (278)
  • 100 (418)
  • PROTEIN (g)
  • 12.30
  • 1.62
  • 2.44
  • % of total energy
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • Arginine (mg)
  • 950
  • 120
  • 188
  • Cystine (mg)
  • 160
  • 20
  • 32
  • Tyrosine (mg)
  • 480
  • 60
  • 91
  • Histidine (mg)
  • 330
  • 40
  • 65
  • Isoleucine (mg)
  • 610
  • 80
  • 121
  • Leucine (mg)
  • 1030
  • 140
  • 204
  • Lysine (mg)
  • 790
  • 100
  • 157
  • Methionine (mg)
  • 240
  • 32
  • 48
  • Phenylalanine (mg)
  • 650
  • 90
  • 129
  • Tryptophan (mg)
  • 170
  • 22
  • 34
  • Threonine (mg)
  • 460
  • 60
  • 91
  • Valine (mg)
  • 630
  • 80
  • 125
  • Taurine (mg)
  • 30.6
  • 4.0
  • 6.1
  • Carnitine (mg)
  • 6.9
  • 0.91
  • 1.37
  • Nucleotides (mg)
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • Source
  • Soy protein isolate
  • Soy protein isolate
  • Soy protein isolate
  • FAT (g)
  • 26.60
  • 3.50
  • 5.3
  • % of total energy
  • 48.0
  • 48.0
  • 48.0
  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids (g)
  • 5.6
  • 0.74
  • 1.11
  • Linoleic acid (g)
  • 3.8
  • 0.50
  • 0.75
  • Arachidonic acid (ARA) (g)
  • 0.0666
  • 0.0088
  • 0.0132
  • Linolenic acid (g)
  • 0.304
  • 0.040
  • 0.060
  • Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) (g)
  • 0.0507
  • 0.0067
  • 0.0100
  • Omega-6:Omega-3 ratio
  • 9.1:1
  • 9.1:1
  • 9.1:1
  • Monounsaturated fatty acids (g)
  • 11.19
  • 1.14
  • 2.22
  • Saturated fatty acids (g)
  • 8.68
  • 1.47
  • 1.72
  • Cholesterol (mg)
  • 0.5
  • 0.1
  • 0.10
  • Source
  • High oleic sunflower oil, coconut oil, soy oil, ARA and DHA
  • High oleic sunflower oil, coconut oil, soy oil, ARA and DHA
  • High oleic sunflower oil, coconut oil, soy oil, ARA and DHA
  • MCT oil (% of total fats)
  • 0.0
  • 0.0
  • 0.0
  • CARBOHYDRATE (g)
  • 54.00
  • 7.10
  • 10.70
  • % of total energy
  • 42.0
  • 42.0
  • 42.0
  • Total dietary fibre (g)
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • Short-chain fructooligosaccharides
    (scFOS) (g)
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • Galactooligosaccharides (GOS) (g)
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • Source
  • Corn syrup, sucrose
  • Corn syrup, sucrose
  • Corn syrup, sucrose
  • Acesulfame-potassium (mg)
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • Sucralose (mg)
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • Vitamins
  • Vitamin A (RE [IU])
  • 459 (1530)
  • 60 (201)
  • 90 (303)
  • Vitamin D3 (mcg [IU])
  • 6.5 (259)
  • 1 (34)
  • 1.28 (51)
  • Vitamin E (IU)
  • 11.3
  • 1.5
  • 2.2
  • Vitamin K1 (mg)
  • 0.042
  • 0.0055
  • 0.0083
  • Vitamin C (mg)
  • 58
  • 7.6
  • 11.5
  • Thiamine (mg)
  • 0.44
  • 0.06
  • 0.09
  • Riboflavin (mg)
  • 0.47
  • 0.06
  • 0.09
  • Niacin (mg)
  • 4.3
  • 0.57
  • 0.85
  • Vitamin B6 (mg)
  • 0.27
  • 0.04
  • 0.05
  • Folic acid (mg)
  • 0.068
  • 0.0089
  • 0.014
  • Vitamin B12 (mg)
  • 0.00117
  • 0.00015
  • 0.0002
  • Pantothenic acid (mg)
  • 3.4
  • 0.45
  • 0.7
  • Biotin (mg)
  • 0.017
  • 0.0022
  • 0.0034
  • Choline (mg)
  • 62
  • 8.2
  • 12.3
  • Inositol (mg)
  • 81
  • 10.7
  • 16.1
  • Lutein (mg)
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • Minerals
  • Sodium (mg [mmol])
  • 219 (9.91)
  • 29 (1.30)
  • 43 (1.89)
  • Potassium (mg [mmol])
  • 520 (14.23)
  • 68 (1.87)
  • 103 (2.64)
  • Chloride (mg [mmol])
  • 404 (9.0)
  • 53 (1.18)
  • 80 (2.25)
  • Calcium (mg)
  • 479
  • 63
  • 95
  • Phosphorus (mg)
  • 342
  • 45
  • 68
  • Magnesium (mg)
  • 37
  • 4.9
  • 7.3
  • Iron (mg)
  • 5.2
  • 0.68
  • 1.03
  • Zinc (mg)
  • 5.4
  • 0.71
  • 1.07
  • Iodine (mg)
  • 0.068
  • 0.0089
  • 0.014
  • Copper (mg)
  • 0.321
  • 0.042
  • 0.064
  • Manganese (mg)
  • 0.27
  • 0.04
  • 0.05
  • Selenium (mg)
  • 0.0117
  • 0.0015
  • 0.00232
  • Chromium (mg)
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • Molybdenum (mg)
  • -
  • -
  • -

Values listed are subject to change. Please refer to the product label or packaging for the most current ingredient, allergen and nutrient profile information.

Ingredients

Similac® Isomil®, Powder: Corn syrup, soy protein isolate, high oleic sunflower oil, sucrose, coconut oil, soy oil, calcium phosphate, potassium citrate, soy lecithin, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, magnesium chloride, M. alpina oil*, C. cohnii oil**, L-methionine, m-inositol, ascorbic acid, choline chloride, taurine, ascorbyl palmitate, L-tryptophan, zinc sulphate, ferrous sulphate, L-carnitine, mixed tocopherols, niacinamide, calcium d-pantothenate, d-α-tocopheryl acetate, vitamin A palmitate, riboflavin, thiamine hydrochloride, cupric sulphate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, potassium iodide, folic acid, phylloquinone, sodium selenite, biotin, vitamin D3, cyanocobalamin. May contain: Calcium carbonate, potassium phosphate, sodium citrate, manganese sulphate. Contains: Soy.

No dairy ingredients. Manufactured on dairy equipment.

Ingredients associated with food intolerances and/or sensitivities: Corn, coconut oil, other soy components.

* Source of arachidonic acid (ARA). ** Source of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).

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