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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter EPart 522 → §522.1940


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 522—IMPLANTATION OR INJECTABLE DOSAGE FORM NEW ANIMAL DRUGS


§522.1940   Progesterone and estradiol benzoate.

(a) Sponsors. See sponsors in §510.600(c) of this chapter for use as in paragraph (c) of this section:

(1) No. 054771 for use as in paragraphs (c)(1)(i)(A), (c)(1)(ii), (c)(1)(iii), (c)(2)(i)(A), (c)(2)(ii), (c)(2)(iii), and (c)(3) of this section.

(2) No. 058198 for use as in paragraphs (c)(1) and (c)(2) of this section.

(b) Related tolerances. See §§556.240 and 556.540 of this chapter.

(c) Conditions of use in cattle. It is used for implantation as follows:

(1) Suckling beef calves—(i) Amount. (A) 100 milligrams (mg) progesterone and 10 mg estradiol benzoate (one implant consisting of 4 pellets, each pellet containing 25 mg progesterone and 2.5 mg estradiol benzoate) per implant dose.

(B) 100 mg progesterone and 10 mg estradiol benzoate (one implant consisting of 5 pellets, each of 4 pellets containing 25 mg progesterone and 2.5 mg estradiol benzoate, and 1 pellet containing 29 mg tylosin tartrate) per implant dose.

(ii) Indications for use. For increased rate of weight gain.

(iii) Limitations. For use in suckling beef calves (at least 45 days of age) up to 400 pounds (lb) of body weight. For subcutaneous ear implantation, one dose per animal. Do not use in bull calves intended for reproduction. Safety and effectiveness have not been established in veal calves. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in preruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.

(2) Steers—(i) Amount. (A) 200 mg progesterone and 20 mg estradiol benzoate (one implant consisting of 8 pellets, each pellet containing 25 mg progesterone and 2.5 mg estradiol benzoate) per implant dose.

(B) 200 mg progesterone and 20 mg estradiol benzoate (one implant consisting of 9 pellets, each of 8 pellets containing 25 mg progesterone and 2.5 mg estradiol benzoate, and 1 pellet containing 29 mg tylosin tartrate) per implant dose.

(ii) Indications for use. For increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency.

(iii) Limitations. For animals weighing 400 lb or more; for subcutaneous ear implantation, one dose per animal. Safety and effectiveness have not been established in veal calves. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in preruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.

(3) Steers fed in confinement for slaughter—(i) Amount. Reimplant 200 mg progesterone and 20 mg estradiol benzoate on approximately day 70 following an initial implant of 100 mg progesterone and 10 mg estradiol benzoate or 200 mg progesterone and 20 mg estradiol benzoate.

(ii) Indications for use. For additional improvement in rate of weight gain.

(iii) Limitations. For subcutaneous ear implantation. Safety and effectiveness have not been established in veal calves. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in preruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.

[69 FR 70055, Dec. 2, 2004, as amended at 77 FR 31723, May 30, 2012; 79 FR 16194, Mar. 25, 2014; 81 FR 48702, July 26, 2016]

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