21 CFR 522.2424 - Thiamylal.

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§ 522.2424 Thiamylal.

(a) Specifications. The drug is a sterile powder. It is reconstituted with sterile distilled water, water for injection, or sodium chloride injection, to a desired concentration of 0.5 to 4 percent sodium thiamylal.

(b) Sponsors. See Nos. 054628 and 054771 in § 510.600(c) of this chapter.

(c) Conditions of use -

(1) Amount. Administer by intravenous injection to effect. The average single dose is:

(i) Dogs and cats: 8 milligrams (mg) per pound of body weight (when used with a preanesthetic, generally one-half the normal dose).

(ii) Swine: 40 mg per 5 pounds (lbs) of body weight.

(iii) Horses: Light anesthesia, 1 gram per 500 lbs to 1,100 lbs of body weight; deep anethesia, 1 gram per 300 lbs of body weight (40 mg/12 lbs of body weight).

(iv) Cattle: Short duration, 20 mg/5 lbs of body weight; longer duration, 40 mg/7 lbs of body weight.

(2) Indications for use. It is used as an ultra-short-acting anesthetic in dogs, cats, swine, horses, and cattle.

(3) Limitations. Do not use in horses intended for human consumption. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

[79 FR 16196, Mar. 25, 2014]

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U.S. Code: Title 21 - FOOD AND DRUGS

Title 21 published on 2015-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 21 CFR Part 522 after this date.

  • 2015-12-09; vol. 80 # 236 - Wednesday, December 9, 2015
    1. 80 FR 76384 - New Animal Drugs; Approval of New Animal Drug Applications; Withdrawals of Approval of New Animal Drug Applications; Changes of Sponsorship
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final rule; technical amendments.
      This rule is effective December 9, 2015, except for the amendments to 21 CFR 520.446, 520.2043, 558.625, and 558.630, which are effective December 21, 2015.
      21 CFR Parts 510, 520, 522, 524, and 558