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Vital 1.2 Cans

Vital 1.2 Cans

Vital AF 1.2 Cal™  

HCPCS Code:  B4153

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Therapeutic Elemental Nutrition to Help Manage Inflammation and Symptoms of GI Intolerance

  • VITAL AF 1.2 CAL is Advanced Formula therapeutic elemental nutrition with ingredients to help manage inflammation and symptoms of GI intolerance.
  • For tube or oral feeding.
  • For supplemental or sole-source nutrition.
  • Use under medical supervision.


  • Designed to promote tolerance:
    • Hydrolyzed peptide-based protein system.
    • MCT/fish oil structured lipid, a well-tolerated1,2 and absorbed1next generation fat to promote absorption of fatty acids.
    • 1.2 g of NutraFlora® scFOS®*/8 fl oz (5.1 g/L). scFOS are prebiotic fibers that stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the colon.
  • EPA (2.7 g/L) and DHA (1.1 g/L) from fish oil (10.8 g/L) to help modulate inflammation and support immune function.3,4
  • 75 g/L protein to meet the increased protein needs of stressed patients (>1.2 g/kg) and support healing.5
  • 1013 IU/L vitamin D to help meet the increased vitamin D needs of critically ill patients.6,7
  • Elevated antioxidants vitamins C and E to help reduce free radical damage.
  • Meets or exceeds 100% of the RDI for protein and 24 essential vitamins and minerals in 1422 Cal (1185 mL).
  • Gluten-free.
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance.
  • Low-residue.
Feeding sets are for single-patient use only. Use clean technique to avoid set and/or product contamination.


  • Not for IV use.
  • Not for people with galactosemia.
* NutraFlora® and scFOS® are not registered trademarks of Abbott Laboratories.
1 Kenler AS, et al. Ann Surg 1996;223:316-333.
2 McKenna MC, et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1985;4:45-51.
3 Calder PC. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids. 2008;79:101-108.
4 Calder PC. Clin Nutr. 2010;29:5-12.
5 McClave SA, et al. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2009;33(3):277-316.
6 Lee P, et al. Intensive Care Med 2009;35 (12):2028-2032.
7 Lee P, et al N Engl J Med 2009;360(18):1912-1914.

Instructions for Use: 8-fl-oz-can

Store unopened at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
  • Shake well. Vital AF 1.2 Cal is ready to use.
  • Clean top of container thoroughly before opening.
  • Once opened, cover, refrigerate and use within 48 hours.

Oral Feeding:
  • May by used for total or supplemental nutrition.
  • May be fed at room temperature or chilled.

Tube Feeding:
  • Follow physician's instructions.
  • Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
  • Feed by pump at room temperature with an 8 Fr or larger tube; gravity feeding not recommended.
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.
  • Avoid contamination during preparation and use.


Serving Size: 8 fl oz(237 mL)

Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI*
    Nutrient Density, Cal/mL:1.2    
    Calories per fl oz:35.6    
    Protein, % Cal:25    
    Carbohydrate, % Cal:36    
    Fat, % Cal:39    
    Cal to Meet 100% RDIs:1422    
    mL to Meet 100% RDIs:1185    
    Total Cal:g Nitrogen:100:1    
    Nonprotein Cal:g Nitrogen:75:1    
    Osmolality, mOsm/kg H2O:425    
    Renal Solute Load, mOsm/kg water:560    
    Viscosity:Nectar-like (room temperature & chilled)    
    Minimum Tube Size for Gravity/Pump Feeding (Fr):not recommended/8    
Nutrient Data
Protein, g:17.8    
Fat, g:12.8    
Carbohydrate, g:26.2    
    Dietary Fiber, g: 1.2    
Taurine, mg:30    
L-Carnitine, mg:30    
Water, g:192    
Vitamin A, IU:1300   25 
Vitamin D, IU:240   60 
Vitamin E, IU:60   200 
Vitamin K, mcg:16   20 
Vitamin C, mg:100   170 
Folic Acid, mcg:160   40 
Vitamin B1, mg:0.6   40 
Vitamin B2, mg:0.68   40 
Vitamin B6, mg:1.2   60 
Vitamin B12, mcg:2.4   40 
Niacin, mg:8.0   40 
Choline, mg:135   Not established 
Biotin, mcg:120   40 
Pantothenic Acid, mg:4.0   40 
Sodium, mg:300   Not established 
Potassium, mg:400   Not established 
Chloride, mg:300  
Calcium, mg:200   20 
Phosphorus, mg:200   20 
Magnesium, mg:80   20 
Iodine, mcg:30   20 
Manganese, mg:1.0   50 
Copper, mg:0.40   20 
Zinc, mg:6.0   40 
Iron, mg:3.6   20 
Selenium, mcg:16   25 
Chromium, mcg:24   20 
Molybdenum, mcg:36   50 
* RDI percentages for adults and children 4 or more years of age.
1.2 g of dietary fiber supplied by short-chain fructooligosaccharides.


Water, Corn Maltodextrin, Whey Protein Hydrolysate, Hydrolyzed Sodium Caseinate. Less than 2% of the Following: Structured Lipid (Interesterified Marine Oil [Contains One or More of the Following: Anchovy, Menhaden, Salmon, Sardine, Tuna], Medium-Chain Triglycerides), Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Canola Oil, Soy Oil, Short-Chain Fructooligosaccharides, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Cellulose Gel, DATEM, Magnesium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Phosphate, Potassium Citrate, Ascorbic Acid, Choline Chloride, Acesulfame Potassium, Carrageenan, Cellulose Gum, Calcium Phosphate, Sucralose, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Magnesium Chloride, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Molybdate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Cyanocobalamin, Phylloquinone, and Vitamin D3.
Contains milk ingredients.