21 CFR § 522.1222 - Ketamine.

§ 522.1222 Ketamine.

(a) Specifications. Each milliliter contains ketamine hydrochloride equivalent to 100 milligrams (mg) ketamine base activity.

(b) Sponsors. See Nos. 000859, 026637, 054771, 059399, 063286, and 069043 in § 510.600(c) of this chapter.

(c) Special considerations. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

(d) Conditions of use -

(1) Cats -

(i) Amount. 5 to 15 mg/pound body weight intramuscularly, depending on the effect desired.

(ii) Indications for use. For restraint or as the sole anesthetic agent in diagnostic or minor, brief surgical procedures that do not require skeletal muscle relaxation.

(2) Subhuman primates -

(i) Amount. 3 to 15 mg/kilogram body weight intramuscularly, depending upon the species, general condition, and age of the subject.

(ii) Indications for use. For restraint.

[67 FR 17283, Apr. 10, 2002, as amended at 73 FR 8192, Feb. 13, 2008. Redesignated at 79 FR 16191, Mar. 25, 2014, as amended at 80 FR 13229, Mar. 13, 2015; 83 FR 48946, Sept. 28, 2018]