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Title 21: Food and Drugs
§520.2158a Streptomycin sulfate oral solution.
(a) Specifications. Solution containing 25 percent streptomycin sulfate.
(b) Sponsor. See Nos. 033008 and 055462 in §510.600(c) of this chapter.
(c) Related tolerances. See §556.610 of this chapter.
(d) Conditions of use. Use in drinking water as follows:
(1) Calves and swine—(i) Amount. 10 to 15 milligrams per pound (mg/pound) of body weight (1.0 to 1.5 grams per gallon).
(ii) Indications for use. Treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp. susceptible to streptomycin.
(iii) Limitations. Calves: Do not administer for more than 5 days. Swine: Do not administer for more than 4 days. Prepare fresh solution daily. Calves: Withdraw 2 days before slaughter. As sole source of streptomycin. Warning: Certain strains of bacteria may develop a tolerance for streptomycin. Consult a veterinarian or animal pathologist for diagnosis.
(2) Chickens—(i) Amount. 10 to 15 mg/pound of body weight (0.6 to 0.9 grams per gallon).
(ii) Indications for use. Treatment of nonspecific infectious enteritis caused by organisms susceptible to streptomycin.
(iii) Limitations. Chickens: Do not administer for more than 5 days. Withdraw 4 days before slaughter. Do not administer to chickens producing eggs for human consumption. Prepare fresh solution daily. As sole source of streptomycin. Warning: Certain strains of bacteria may develop a tolerance for streptomycin. Consult a veterinarian or animal pathologist for diagnosis.
[57 FR 37327, Aug. 18, 1992, as amended at 58 FR 47211, Sept. 8, 1993; 63 FR 51821, Sept. 29, 1998]