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NADA Number: 130-435

Proprietary Name Oxy-Tet™ Soluble
OxyMarine™
Oxytet® Soluble
Sponsor Zoetis Inc.
Sponsor Address 333 Portage St.
Kalamazoo, MI    49007
Ingredients Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride
Species (Class) CHICKENS (Chicken, not laying eggs for human consumption)
FISH (Fish, finfish, fry and fingerlings)
SWINE (Swine, no use class stated or implied)
SWINE (Swine, breeding swine)
TURKEYS (Turkey, not laying eggs for human consumption)
TURKEYS (Turkey, growing)
Routes of Administration Immersion
Per Os
Dosage Form Liquid (solution)
Dispensing Status OTC
Withdrawal Time Chicken: zero days before slaughter. Turkey: zero days before slaughter. Swine: zero days before slaughter. Finfish fry and fingerlings: not needed beyond the grow-out period.
Dosage Amount,
Indications
& Limitations

520.1660d Oxytetracycline hydrochloride soluble powder.

Specifications: The drug is a soluble powder distributed in packets or pails having several concentrations of oxytetracycline hydrochloride (independent of the various net weights) as follows: Each 2.73 grams of powder contains 1 gram of OTC HCl (packets: 2.46 and 9.87 ounce; pail: 3.09 pound). Each gram of powder contains 366 milligrams (mg) of oxytetracycline hydrochloride.

Conditions of use:

Chickens

Amount: 200 to 400 milligrams per gallon of drinking water.

Indications: Control of infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae susceptible to oxytetracycline.

Limitations: Prepare a fresh solution daily. Administer 7 to 14 days. Not to be used for more than 14 consecutive days. Use as sole source of drinking water. Do not use in birds producing eggs for human consumption.

Amount: 400 to 800 milligrams per gallon of drinking water.

Indications: Control of chronic respiratory disease (CRD) and air sac infections caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum and E. coli susceptible to oxytetracycline; control of fowl cholera caused by Pasteurella multocida susceptible to oxytetracycline.

Limitations: Prepare a fresh solution daily. Administer 7 to 14 days. Not to be used for more than 14 consecutive days. Use as sole source of drinking water. Do not use in birds producing eggs for human consumption.

Turkeys

Amount: 200 to 400 milligrams per gallon of drinking water.

Indications: Control of hexamitiasis caused by Hexamita meleagridis susceptible to oxytetracycline.

Limitations: Prepare a fresh solution daily. Administer 7 to 14 days. Not to be used for more than 14 consecutive days. Use as sole source of drinking water. Do not use in birds producing eggs for human consumption.

Amount: 400 milligrams per gallon of drinking water.

Indications: Control of infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae susceptible to oxytetracycline.

Limitations: Prepare a fresh solution daily. Administer 7 to 14 days. Not to be used for more than 14 consecutive days. Use as sole source of drinking water. Do not use in birds producing eggs for human consumption.

Turkeys (growing)

Amount: 25 milligrams per pound of body weight in drinking water.

Indications: Control of complicating bacterial organisms associated with bluecomb (transmissible enteritis, coronaviral enteritis) susceptible to oxytetracycline.

Limitations: Prepare a fresh solution daily. Administer 7 to 14 days. Not to be used for more than 14 consecutive days. Use as sole source of drinking water. Do not use in birds producing eggs for human consumption.

Swine

Amount: 10 milligrams per pound of body weight daily in drinking water.

Indications: Control and treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and Salmonella choleraesuis and bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida susceptible to oxytetracycline.

Limitations: Prepare a fresh solution daily. Use as sole source of OTC. Administer up to 5 days. Do not use for more than 5 consecutive days.

Swine (breeding stock)

Amount: 10 milligrams per pound of body weight daily in drinking water.

Indications: Control and treatment of leptospirosis (reducing the incidence of abortions and shedding of leptospira) caused by Leptospira pomona susceptible to oxytetracycline.

Limitations: Prepare a fresh solution daily. Use as sole source of OTC. Administer up to 5 days. Do not use for more than 5 consecutive days.

Finfish

Amount: Immerse fish in a solution containing 200 to 700 mg oxytetracycline hydrochloride (buffered) per liter of water for 2 to 6 hours.

Indications: For skeletal marking of finfish fry and fingerlings.

Tolerances

Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride: Beef cattle, dairy cattle, calves, swine, sheep, chickens, turkeys, finfish and lobster. Tolerances are established for the sum of residues of the tetracyclines including chlortetracycline, oxytetracycline, and tetracycline, in tissues and milk as follows: a. 2 parts per million (ppm) in muscle b. 6 ppm in liver c. 12 ppm in fat and kidney d. 0.3 ppm in milk.