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Vital AF 1.2 RTH

Vital AF 1.2 RTH

Vital AF 1.2 Cal™, Ready to Hang 

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: Ready-To-Hang Container

All liquid medical foods, regardless of type of administration system, require careful handling because they can support microbial growth. Follow these instructions for clean technique and proper setup to reduce the potential for microbial contamination. NOTE: Failure to follow the Instructions for Use increases the potential for microbial contamination and reduces hangtime.
  • Pump feeding is recommended; use an 8 Fr or larger tube. Gravity feeding not recommended.
  • Administer product at room temperature.
  • THOROUGHLY wash hands with soap and water before handling container or feeding set.
  • Turn container upside down and SHAKE VIGOROUSLY, using a twisting motion for at least 10 seconds.
  • DO NOT touch any part of the container or feeding set that comes into contact with the formula.
  • When initiating feeding, follow physician's instructions. Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.
  • Always follow directions for use provided with feeding set.

For Use with Enteral Feeding Set:
  • Remove the dust cover from the Abbott RTH Safety Screw Cap.
  • Remove the dust cover from the safety connector on the feeding set.
  • Insert the safety connector into the port on the Abbott RTH Safety Screw Cap, completely pierce foil.
  • Turn the safety connector clockwise until it is securely fastened.
  • Close clamp on set before inverting container.
  • Invert container and suspend, using the hanging ring on the bottom of the container.
  • Unless a shorter hang time is specified by the set manufacturer, hang product for up to 48 hours after initial connection when clean technique and only one new set are used. Otherwise hang for no more than 24 hours.



Serving Size: 1.1 QT(1 L)

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:75    
Fat, g:53.9    
Carbohydrate, g:110.6    
    Dietary Fiber, g: 5.1    
Taurine, mg:125    
L-Carnitine, mg:125    
Water, g:811    
Vitamin A, IU:5485   110 
Vitamin D, IU:1013   250 
Vitamin E, IU:253   840 
Vitamin K, mcg:68   80 
Vitamin C, mg:422   700 
Folic Acid, mcg:675   170 
Vitamin B1, mg:2.5   170 
Vitamin B2, mg:2.9   170 
Vitamin B6, mg:5.1   250 
Vitamin B12, mcg:10   170 
Niacin, mg:34   170 
Choline, mg:575   Not established 
Biotin, mcg:506   170 
Pantothenic Acid, mg:17   170 
Sodium, mg:1266   Not established 
Potassium, mg:1688   Not established 
Chloride, mg:1266   35 
Calcium, mg:844   80 
Phosphorus, mg:844   80 
Magnesium, mg:338   80 
Iodine, mcg:125   80 
Manganese, mg:4.2   210 
Copper, mg:1.7   90 
Zinc, mg:25   170 
Iron, mg:15   80 
Selenium, mcg:68   100 
Chromium, mcg:100   80 
Molybdenum, mcg:150   200 
* RDI percentages for adults and children 4 or more years of age.
5.1 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.