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MILK, THERAPEUTIC powder, 750 kcal - 410 g. sachet ( Out of Stock )

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For Children after 6 months age and for Adults F-75 therapeutic milk is suitable for 6 months old children and adults. When a child suffering from severe acute malnutrition arrives at the hospital, he/she often shows medical complications (infections, hepatic insufficiency, etc.).

A child with such complications is unable to tolerate usual levels of proteins, fats and sodium. Therefore, it is important to begin nutritional treatment by giving foods with low levels of proteins, fats and sodium, but rich in carbohydrates. F-75 therapeutic milk should be used in therapeutic feeding centers under medical supervision, and must never be given directly to family members or caregivers. Therapeutic milk F-75 should only be administered under medical supervision and nutritionists’ recommendations. -

To treat Severe Acute Malnutrition - Phase 1 F-75 therapeutic milk was designed for the stabilisation (recovery of normal metabolic function and nutrition-electrolytic balance) of patients suffering from severe acute malnutrition,

while their medical complications are being treated during phase 1 of the treatment, in accordance with the treatment protocol drawn up by the World Health Organisation (WHO 1999, see references on the right column). With its caloric density of 75 kcal per 100 ml of reconstituted milk, F-75 is not intended to make children put on weight, and its use should be limited to

phase 1 (on average, 3 days). NB:

In phase 2, the nutritional recovery phase, F-100 therapeutic milk is used (or a ready-to-use nutritional equivalent such as Plumpy’nut®, depending on the child's state of health.

  • Each 102.5g sachet should be reconstituted with 500 ml of drinking water

  • Phase 1:  80-100 kcal / kg body weight / day for an average of 3 days. 

  • Therapeutic milk is not enriched milk.  It is a blended food from a milk base.

    We shall not accept nor distribute donations of milk powder, unless this is done as part of a premix for supplementary feeding, or under special circumstances where supervision of preparation and access to sufficient clean water is possible.  This recognises the inherent difficulties of ensuring adequate hygiene and appropriate use of milk powder when provided as a separate item for distribution.

    Milk powder is a sensitive product and must be used carefully under the supervision of a nutrition specialist.

    It is specifically designed for and must be restricted to the treatment of severe malnutrition. It is designed for therapeutic feeding programs.  This product already contains all the elements necessary for the treatment of severe malnutrition (all vitamins and minerals as per nutritionist recommendations).

    This milk is not suitable for long term feeding of well-nourished children.

    Each bag of 456 g contains the appropriate quantity to be diluted in 2 litres of boiled water to obtain 2.4 litres of high energy milk (dry extract : 190g/litre).

    Therapeutic milk is manufactured by several companies, thus should not be referred to as "Nutriset milk", as this is only one of the companies, and they also manufacturer many other type of products.

    The most commonly used in our program is the type F100 as per UNDP and WHO specifications, with the F75 type to be used in the first days of the nutritional recuperation.

    List of validated manufacturers available at ICRC/IFRC HQ.

    Preparation: Always dilute with perfectly clean water.  Once reconstituted, the milk should be used within 2 hours.  It should be kept in its original packaging.  Once opened, the contents of a sachet must be entirely used up immediately.  Destroy milk powder if the colour, smell or the aspect of the milk has changed, even if the expiry date is not yet reached, since there is a risk of organoleptic change of the product.  In this case refer to HQ or to the supply department for advice.  It might be interesting to proceed with analysis and to discuss the problem with the manufacturer.

    HEM quantities calculated for a child of 9 kg who receives an average of 1800ml of HEM /day

    (= ±  380g of dry product with 10% losses).



    Number of children /day

    HEM in kg

    No of bags (456g)
















    (10% of losses included in the above calculation)

    Milk conservation: 3 hours at room temperature, and up to 16 hours in a refrigerator. 


MILK, THERAPEUTIC powder, 1000 Kcal/L, 456g, sealed bag


Moisture content

2.5% maximum


520-550 kcal/100 gr


10-12% total energy


45-60% total energy


290mg/100g maximum


1100 to 1400mg/100g


300 to 600mg/100g


300 to 600mg/100g


80 to 140mg/100g


0.2mg/100g maximum


11 to 14mg/100g


1.4 to 1.8mg/100g


20 to 40micrograms/100g


70 to 140micrograms/100g

Vit. A

0.8 to1.1mg/100g

Vit. D

15 to 20micrograms/100g

Vit. E

20mg/100g minimum

Vit. K

15 to 30micrograms/100g

Vit. B1

0.5mg/100g minimum

Vit. B2

1.6mg/100g minimum

Vit. C

50mg/100g minimum

Vit. B6

0.6mg/100g minimum

Vit. B12

1.6micrograms/100g minimum

Folic acid

200micrograms/100g minimum

Nicotinic acid


Pantothenic acid




n-6 fatty acid

3 to 10% of total energy

n-3 fatty acid

0.3 to 2.5% of total energy


None except specified mineral and vitamins




Negative. I.e. not more than 4 micrograms of phenol per gram of reconstituted milk

Solubility index

0.5ml maximum

Burnt particles

15mg maximum i.e. disc B minimum

Micro-organism content

10,000/g maximum

Coliform test

Negative in 1g

Clostridium perfringens

Negative in 1g


Maximum 10 in 1g


Maximum 50 in 1g

Phatogenic staphylococci

Negative in 1g sample


Negative in 125g sample


Negative in 25g sample

Added minerals should be added from water soluble salts.

'Expiry date' 1.5 year from manufacturing date; 1 year remaining at date of delivery.

Radioactivity level: EC specifications


Caesium 134 and 137:

370 Becquerels per kilogram for liquid milk and preparations for infants.


Packed in strong export carton boxes.

Number of sachets in 1 carton box : 30 sachets.

Net weight of product in 1 carton box : 13.68kg.

Gross weight of 1 carton box : 14.8kg.

Size of the carton box 0.38x0.29x0.33m.

Volume of one carton box: 0.037m³.

Number of boxes that fit in a standard transport container 20'' : 731 carton boxes.

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