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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 6]
[CITE: 21CFR522.883]



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 522 -- IMPLANTATION OR INJECTABLE DOSAGE FORM NEW ANIMAL DRUGS

Sec. 522.883 Etorphine.

(a) Specifications. Each milliliter of solution contains 1 milligram of etorphine hydrochloride.

(b) Sponsor. See No. 053923 in § 510.600(c) of this chapter.

(c) Special considerations. Distribution is restricted to veterinarians engaged in zoo and exotic animal practice, wildlife management programs, and researchers.

(d) Conditions of use - (1) Amount. Administered intramuscularly by hand syringe or syringe dart at a suitable dosage level depending upon the species.

(2) Indications for use. For the immobilization of wild and exotic animals.

(3) Limitations. Do not use in domestic food-producing animals. Do not use 30 days before, or during, the hunting season in free-ranging wild animals that might be used for food. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

[79 FR 16188, Mar. 25, 2014]

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