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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 6]
[Revised as of April 1, 2019]
[CITE: 21CFR524.2098]



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 524 -- OPHTHALMIC AND TOPICAL DOSAGE FORM NEW ANIMAL DRUGS

Sec. 524.2098 Selamectin.

(a) Specifications. Each milliliter contains 60 or 120 milligrams of selamectin.

(b) Sponsor. See 054771 in 510.600(c) of this chapter.

(c) [Reserved]

(d) Conditions of use --(1) Amount. 2.7 milligrams of selamectin, topically, per pound (6 milligrams per kilogram) of body weight.

(2) Indications for use. Kills adult fleas and prevents flea eggs from hatching for 1 month, and it is indicated for the prevention and control of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis ), prevention of heartworm disease caused by Dirofilaria immitis, and treatment and control of ear mite (Otodectes cynotis ) infestations in dogs and cats. Treatment and control of sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabiei ) and control of tick (Dermacentor variabilis ) infestations in dogs. Treatment and control of intestinal hookworm (Ancylostoma tubaeforme ) and roundworm (Toxocara cati ) infections in cats. For dogs 6 weeks of age and older, and cats 8 weeks of age and older.

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

[64 FR 37401, July 12, 1999, as amended at 64 FR 48707, Sept. 8, 1999; 65 FR 45282, July 21, 2000; 74 FR 19878, Apr. 30, 2009; 79 FR 10972, Feb. 27, 2014]

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