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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 6]
[CITE: 21CFR520.2123b]



TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER E - ANIMAL DRUGS, FEEDS, AND RELATED PRODUCTS

PART 520 -- ORAL DOSAGE FORM NEW ANIMAL DRUGS

Sec. 520.2123b Spectinomycin powder.

(a) Specifications. Each gram (g) of powder contains spectinomycin dihydrochloride pentahydrate equivalent to 0.5 g spectinomycin.

(b) Sponsor. See No. 061133 in § 510.600(c) of this chapter.

(c) Related tolerances. See § 556.600 of this chapter.

(d) Conditions of use in chickens. It is administered in the drinking water of growing chickens as follows:

(1) Indications for use and amounts. (i) As an aid in controlling infectious synovitis due to Mycoplasma synoviae in broiler chickens, administer 1 g per gallon of water as the only source of drinking water for the first 3 to 5 days of life.

(ii) As an aid in the prevention or control of losses due to CRD associated with M. gallisepticum (PPLO) in growing chickens, administer 2 g per gallon of water as the only source of drinking water for the first 3 days of life and for 1 day following each vaccination.

(2) Limitations. Do not administer to laying chickens. Do not administer within 5 days of slaughter. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

[73 FR 6607, Feb. 5, 2008, as amended at 81 FR 94990, Dec. 27, 2016; 84 FR 8973, Mar. 13, 2019]

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