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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: 21CFR524.390]



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. 524.390 Chloramphenicol ophthalmic ointment.

(a) Specifications. Each gram contains 10 milligrams chloramphenicol.

(b) Sponsors. See Nos. 043264 and 054771 in 510.600(c) of this chapter.

(c) Conditions of use in dogs and cats --(1) Amount. Apply every 3 hours around the clock for 48 hours, after which night instillations may be omitted.

(2) Indications for use. For treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis caused by pathogens susceptible to chloramphenicol.

(3) Limitations. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian. Federal law prohibits the use of this drug in food-producing animals.

[77 FR 4897, Feb. 1, 2012, as amended at 77 FR 64717, Oct. 23, 2012; 79 FR 10967, Feb. 27, 2014]

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