Table 2

The aluminium content of powdered infant formula milks
Commercial name of milk product (n = 5) [Al] μg/g mean (SD) [Al] in milk μg/L Al μg/24 h
Birth 6 Mo. Birth 6 Mo.
Hipp Organic Growing Up Milk 0.69 (0.42) NA 1061 NA 531
Aptamil Hungrier 0.75 (0.25) 118 118 64 123
Aptamil First Milk 0.79 (0.46) 119 119 64 124
Hipp Organic Follow-On 0.85 (0.05) NA 133 NA 80
Sma First Infant 0.86 (0.10) 120 120 65 116
Sma Staydown 0.86 (0.23) 123 123 67 118
Aptamil (Colic & Constipation) 1.01 (0.16) 155 155 84 149
Cow & Gate for Hungrier Babies 1.05 (0.09) 165 165 89 158
Cow & Gate (Colic & Constipation) 1.06 (0.48) 163 163 88 156
Sma Extra Hungry 1.13 (0.13) 158 158 86 152
Cow & Gate Follow-On 1.26 (0.15) NA 206 NA 124
Sma Follow-On 1.28 (0.12) NA 179 NA 108
Aptamil Follow-On 1.40 (0.33) NA 229 NA 137
Cow & Gate First Instant Milk 1.44 (0.20) 216 216 117 207
Hipp Organic Goodnight 1.49 (0.54) NA 229 NA 41
Sma Lactose Free Formula 1.98 (0.20) 284 284 153 273
Sma Toddler 2.74 (0.84) NA 393 NA 212
Hipp Organic First Infant 2.80 (0.91) 411 411 222 345
Sma Wysoy Soya Infant Formula 3.92 (0.53) 656 654 354 627
Cow & Gate Soya Infant Formula 5.27 (0.96) 756 755 408 725

1Data are for 12 months old. NA – not applicable.

Chuchu et al.

Chuchu et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:162   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-162

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