Similac Isomil with Omega-3 & Omega-6 Soy Formula


Similac Isomil with Omega-3 & Omega-6

About the Product

We realize that when it comes to your baby, it can be difficult to know what brand to trust.

In the 2014 BrandSpark nationwide Shopper Study, Similac was voted Canada’s #1 most trusted baby formula brand**.

Similac Isomil with Omega-3 & Omega-6 is a nutritionally complete* soy-based infant formula that is naturally lactose-free- so you can take comfort in knowing that you are offering your baby excellent nutrition.

Find out more about lactose intolerance here.

Key Features

  • A naturally lactose-free option
  • Soy protein-based
  • Contains Omega-3  (DHA) & Omega-6 (ARA) to support the normal development of the brain and eyes
  • Easy to digest*
  • No palm olein oil
  • Gluten-free
  • Kosher

Formula Types

Powder

800-g cans

Concentrated Liquid

385-mL cans, 12/case

*Similar to other infant formulas
** Voted most trusted brand in the Baby Formula Category, by Canadian shoppers based on the 2014 BrandSpark Canadian Shopper Study.

Formula preparation instructions

General Information

  1. Use as directed by your physician.
  2. Wash your hands before preparing the baby formula.
  3. Always wash the top of the baby formula can before opening it.
  4. Check the instructions carefully when you prepare infant formula.
  5. Refer to product label for complete preparation instructions.

Warning: NEVER use a microwave oven to prepare or warm baby formula. Serious burns can result.

Powder. Add water.

Concentrate. Add water.

Recommended Storage Guidelines for Abbott Nutrition Pediatric Products

RECOMMENDED STORAGE TEMPERATURES FOR SEALED CONTAINERS

Concentrated liquid

  • Most desirable†: between 13°C and 24°C.
  • Acceptable: between 0°C and 35°C.
  • Do not freeze – freezing can render liquid products unusable.

Prolonged exposure to temperatures below 0°C or direct heat above 35°C could affect the physical consistency of the product and consequently could also affect its appearance, flavour, and other sensory attributes. Product is sterile and should remain of sound nutritional quality.

Powder

  • Store in dry, cool area
  • Do not refrigerate

GUIDELINES FOR PREPARING AND STORING FORMULA

Concentrated Liquid

  • Open can (undiluted formula): cover, refrigerate and use within 48 hours.
  • Prepare as per label.
  • Pour into individual feeding bottles or cups, cover and store in refrigerator.
  • Use prepared formula within 48 hours.

Powder

  • Prepare as per label.
  • Pour into individual feeding bottles or cups, cover and store in refrigerator.
  • Use within 24 hours.
  • Cover opened containers after each use.
  • Use product within 1 month of opening container.

If undiluted or prepared formula is left at room temperature, it should be used within 2 hours.1,2

Infant formula

  • Dispose of any product remaining in the bottle within 1 hour from beginning of feed (first time baby's mouth comes into contact with nipple).

EXPIRATION DATES

  • To assure the highest quality, use the formula by the date shown on the product.
  • The vitamin content and the physical stability of the product cannot be guaranteed beyond the "Use By" date because both may degrade with time.

WARNINGS

  • Never use a microwave oven to warm formula; serious burns can result.

REFERENCES:

  1. Canadian Food Inspection Agency website (www.inspection.gc.ca): Safe Food Storage (P0234E-01). September 2001.
  2. Health Canada website (www.hc-sc.gc.ca). December 2007. American Dietetic Association: Infant Feedings: Guidelines for Preparation of Formula and Breast milk in Health Care Facilities. Chicago: American Dietetic Association, 2004. Campbell SM: Preventing Microbial Contamination of Enteral Formulas and Delivery Systems. Columbus, Ohio: Ross Products Division, Abbott Laboratories, 2003. Lemons PK: Breast milk and the hospitalized infant: Guideline for practice. Neonatal Network 2001;20(7):47-52.

† For highest quality product.