Citric Acid USP (Canada)This page contains information on Citric Acid USP for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- Citric Acid USP Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Citric Acid USP
- Direction and dosage information for Citric Acid USP
Citric Acid UspThis treatment applies to the following species:
Citric Acid USP Caution
White, fine granular, free flowing water soluble powder.
CITRIC ACID can be used as:
- Acidifying agent for water.
- To maintain water lines clear.
- To remove scale and sludge.
- To increase solubility of certain water soluble powders (e.g. tetracycline).
Citric Acid USP Indications For Use
Water Line Cleaning (maintenance)
Add 500 g of powder to 1200 L of water. For automatic proportioner: Set the apparatus to distribute 30 mL per 4 L of water (1 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 500 g of powder in 9 L of water.
Cleaning LinesAdd 750 g of powder to 610 L of water. For automatic proportioner: Set the apparatus to distribute 30 mL per 4 L of water (1 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 750 g of powder in 4.5 L of water.
To increase solubility of oxytetracycline or tetracycline products for water medication:
- Use 5 parts of CITRIC ACID powder added to 1 part oxytetracycline or tetracycline powder to be dissolved.
- e.g. 500 g of CITRIC ACID for each 100 g of tetracycline hydrochloride to be dissolved in the drinking water.
Protect from excessive heat and moisture.
May Irritate Eyes.
May Irritate Skin.
Do Not Get In Eyes.
Do Not Get On Skin Or Clothing.
Keep Out Of Reach Of Children.
First Aid Treatment
Contains Citric acid anhydrous. If swallowed, call a Poison Control Centre or doctor immediately. Do not induce vomiting. If in eyes, rinse with water for at least 20 minutes. If on skin, rinse well with water.
Vétoquinol N.-A. Inc., 2000, ch. Georges, Lavaltrie, QC, Canada J5T 3S5
2000, CHEMIN GEORGES, LAVALTRIE, QC, J5T 3S5
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