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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 6]
[CITE: 21CFR520.2158]



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. 520.2158 Streptomycin.

(a) Specifications. Each milliliter of solution contains 250 milligrams (25 percent) streptomycin sulfate.

(b) Sponsor. See No. 016592 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 - (i) Amount. 10 to 15 milligrams per pound (mg/pound) of body weight (1.0 to 1.5 grams per gallon) for up to 5 days.

(ii) Indications for use. For the treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp. susceptible to streptomycin.

(iii) Limitations. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

(2) Swine - (i) Amount. 10 to 15 mg/pound of body weight (1.0 to 1.5 grams per gallon) for up to 4 days.

(ii) Indications for use. For the treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp. susceptible to streptomycin.

(iii) Limitations. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

(3) Chickens - (i) Amount. 10 to 15 mg/pound of body weight (0.6 to 0.9 grams per gallon) for up to 5 days.

(ii) Indications for use. For the treatment of nonspecific infectious enteritis caused by organisms susceptible to streptomycin.

(iii) Limitations. Withdraw 4 days before slaughter. Do not administer to chickens producing eggs for human consumption. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

[57 FR 37327, Aug. 18, 1992, as amended at 58 FR 47211, Sept. 8, 1993; 63 FR 51821, Sept. 29, 1998. Redesignated and amended at 79 FR 28828, May 20, 2014; 79 FR 74020, Dec. 15, 2014; 80 FR 18776, Apr. 8, 2015; 80 FR 61296, Oct. 13, 2015]

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