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e-CFR data is current as of December 9, 2019

Title 21Chapter ISubchapter EPart 522 → §522.2340


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


§522.2340   Sulfomyxin.

(a) Specifications. Sulfomyxin for injection is sterile. It is derived from the antibiotic substance produced by the growth of Bacillus polymyxa or is the same substance produced by any other means.

(b) Sponsor. See No. 054771 in §510.600(c) of this chapter.

(c) Special considerations. The quantities of antibiotic in paragraph (e) of this section refer to the activity of the appropriate standard.

(d) Related tolerances. See §556.700 of this chapter.

(e) Conditions of use. (1) It is used or intended for use in chickens and turkeys as an aid in the treatment of disease caused or complicated by E. coli, such as colibacillosis and complicated chronic respiratory disease.

(2) It is administered by subcutaneous injection as follows:

Age of birds in daysAntibiotic activity
Chickens (units)Turkeys (units)
1 to 1412,50012,500
15 to 2825,00025,000
29 to 6350,00050,000
Over 6350,000100,000

(3) A second injection may be given 3 days later if symptoms persist.

(4) Not for use in laying hens; do not treat chickens within 5 days of slaughter; do not treat turkeys within 7 days of slaughter.

[40 FR 13858, Mar. 27, 1975, as amended at 79 FR 16196, Mar. 25, 2014]

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