Gerber® Extensive HA®

Hypoallergenic formula for the management of cow's milk protein allergy (CMPA)
(Birth-12 months)

  • Clinically proven to be hypoallergenic and promote adequate growth
  • 100% whey protein extensively hydrolyzed
  • Clinically shown to delivers a plasma amino acid profile similar to breastmilk1-4
  • Probiotic B. lactis to help promote a balanced microbiota5
  • 49% MCT to facilitate fat absorption6,7
  • DHA for brain and eye development8-12
  • Osmolality of 220 mOsm/kg water, close to breastmilk

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Nutrition Information

Nutrients* Per 100 calories Per 100 mL Per Liter (prepared) Per 100 grams of powder
Energy, kcal 100 68 676 493
Volume, mL 148 100 1000 -
Water, g 133 90 900 -
Protein, g 2.6 1.8 17.6 13
% Calories 10% 10% 10% 10%
Protein Source 100% whey extensively hydrolyzed
Fat, g 5.1 3.4 34.5 25.1
% Calories 46% 46% 46% 46%
Fat Source 49% MCT oil,  28% soy oil, 10% high oleic sunflower oil, 6% high 2-palmitic vegetable oil, 5% CITREM, 2% single cell oil
Linoleic Acid, mg 777 526 5255 3831
Linolenic Acid, mg 100 68 676 493
DHA, % total fat 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.32
ARTA, % total fat 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.32
Carbohydrate, g 10.9 7.4 73.7 53.7
% Calories 44% 44% 44% 44%
Carbohydrate source 90% maltodextrin, 10% potato starch
Vitamins        
Vitamin A, IU 300 203 2029 1479
Vitamin D, IU 45 30 304 222
Vitamin E, IU 2 1.4 14 10
Vitamin K, mcg 10 6.8 68 49
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mcg 73 49 494 360
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mcg 152 103 1028 749
Vitamin B6, mcg 79 53 534 389
Vitamin B12, mcg 0.3 0.20 2 1
Niacin, mcg 1028 695 6953 5068
Folic Acid, mcg 15 10 101 74
Pantothenic Acid, mcg 730 494 4937 3599
Biotin, mcg 2 1 14 10
Vitamin C, mg 15 10.1 101 74
Choline, mg 24 16 162 118
Inositol, mg 20 13.5 135 99
Minerals        
Calcium, mg 90 61 609 444
Phosphorus, mg 63 43 426 311
Magnesium, mg 9 6.1 61 44
Iron, mg 1.8 1 12 9
Zinc, mg 1 0.68 6.8 5
Manganese, mcg 7 5 47 35
Copper, mcg 98 66 663 483
Iodine, mcg 15 10.1 101 74
Selenium, mcg 2 1 14 10
Sodium, mg 38 26 257 187
Potassium, mg 98 66 663 483
Chloride, mg 79 53 534 389
Other        
Probiotic, CFU/g powder^ 1 x 106, B. lactis
Added Nucleotides, mg 4.6 3.1 31 23
PRSL, mOsm per 100 kcal 26.8 - - -
PRSL, mOsm per 100 mL   18.1 - -
PRSL, mOsm per liter - - 181 -
Osmolality, mOsm/kg water 220 220 220 -










  • * Nutrient values and ingredient information current as of March 1, 2016. Values are subject to change. Please refer to product label for current information.
  • ^ CFU = Colony Forming Units

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Ingredients

EXTENSIVE HA<> Ingredients

CORN MALTODEXTRIN, ENZYMATICALLY HYDROLYZED WHEY PROTEIN ISOLATE (FROM COW’S MILK), MEDIUM-CHAIN TRIGLYCERIDES, VEGETABLE OILS (SOY, HIGH OLEIC SUNFLOWER, AND HIGH 2-PALMITIC VEGETABLE OIL ), POTATO STARCH, AND LESS THAN 2% OF: CALCIUM GLYCEROPHOSPHATE, CITRIC ACID ESTERS OF MONO- AND DIGLYCERIDES (CITREM), CALCIUM PHOSPHATE, CHOLINE BITARTRATE, POTASSIUM CHLORIDE, POTASSIUM PHOSPHATE, SODIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM ASCORBATE, MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE, M. ALPINA,* C. COHNII,** INOSITOL, CALCIUM CHLORIDE, TAURINE, NUCLEOTIDES (CYTIDINE 5'-MONOPHOSPHATE, DISODIUM URIDINE 5'-MONOPHOSPHATE, ADENOSINE 5'-MONOPHOSPHATE, DISODIUM GUANOSINE 5'-MONOPHOSPHATE), FERROUS SULFATE, ALPHA-TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, ZINC SULFATE, L-CARNITINE, MIXED TOCOPHEROLS, NIACINAMIDE, CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, COPPER SULFATE, RIBOFLAVIN, PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE, VITAMIN A ACETATE, THIAMINE MONONITRATE, CITRIC ACID, MANGANESE SULFATE, POTASSIUM IODIDE, FOLIC ACID, PHYLLOQUINONE, BIOTIN, VITAMIN D3, VITAMIN B12, B. lactis CULTURES.

  • * A SOURCE OF ARACHIDONIC ACID (ARA)
  • ** A SOURCE OF DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID (DHA)

Note: Information is subject to change. Please read the formula label for the most up-to-date nutritional information and preparation instructions.

Amino Acids

Amino Acid mg/100 kcal mg/100 g*
Histidine 50 246
Isoleucine 152 734
Leucine 361 1744
Lysine 287 1386
Methionine 68 328
Phenylalanine 99 478
Threonine 143 692
Tryptophan 61 294
Valine 685 142
Alanine 147 710
Arginine 66 320
Aspartic Acid 322 2288
Cystine 87 414
Glutamic Acid 474 2288
Glycine 49 238
Proline 120 578
Serine 111 538
Tyrosine 105 509



*Powder Only

Fatty Acids

Fatty Acid mg/100 kcal mg/100 g*
Butyric Acid (C-4:0) 0 0
Caproic Acid (C-6:0) 25 119
Caprylic Acid (C-8:0) 6655 1378
Capric Acid (C-10:0) 969 4682
Lauric Acid (C-12:0) 49 238
Myristic Acid (C-14:0) 10 48
Palmitic Acid (C-16:0) 320 1545
Stearic Acid (C-18:0) 89 428
Other Saturated Acids 5 24
Total Saturated Acids 8122 8462
Palmitoleic Acid (C-16:1) 0 0
Oleic Acid (C-18:1) 866 4183
Other Monounsaturated Acids 0 0
Total Monounsaturated Acids 866 4183
Linoleic (n-6) Acid (C-18:2) 791 3820
Linolenic (n-3) Acids (C-18:3) 103 498
ARA (C-20:4) 17 83
EPA (C-20:5) 0 0
DHA (C-22:6) 16 76
Other Polyunsaturated Acids 0 0
Total Polyunsaturated Acids 927 4477


*Powder Only

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