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Pentasol PowderThis treatment applies to the following species:
Sodium Pentobarbital Powder (Non-Sterile)
FOR EUTHANASIA OF ANIMALS
FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY
When powder is reconstituted to 250 mL with water, each mL will contain 392 mg Sodium Pentobarbital.
POTENCY GUARANTEED FOR 1 YEAR AFTER RECONSTITUTION
Pentasol Powder Caution
Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN
DIRECTIONS FOR MIXING: Add water slowly to between the 150 mL and 200 mL lines. After replacing cap, shake well to dissolve all of the powder. Fill to the 250 mL line ONLY with more water. (DO NOT FILL ABOVE THE 250 mL LINE.)
To avoid leaking: DO NOT over tighten cap prior to shaking.
Dosage and AdministrationInject 1 mL for each 10 pounds of body weight (Minimum 1 mL). Intravenous injection is preferred. Intraperitoneal or intracardiac injections may be made when intravenous injection is impractical, as in a very small dog or cat, or in a comatose dog or cat with impaired vascular functions.
The following is recommended when withdrawing solution:
1. Do not inject air into the bottle prior to withdrawing solution. 2. Use no larger than 18 gauge needles for withdrawing solution. 3. Should any dripping from the injection port occur, replace cap.
WarningFor animal euthanasia only. Must not be used for therapeutic purposes and must not be used in animals intended for food. If eye contact, flush with water and seek medical advice/attention.
ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARD: This product is toxic to wildlife. Birds and mammals feeding on treated animals may be killed. Euthanized animals must be properly disposed of by deep burial, incineration, or other method in compliance with state and local laws, to prevent consumption of carcass material by scavenging wildlife.
Manufactured for Virbac AH, Inc., P.O. Box 162059, Fort Worth, Texas 76161
NAC No.: 10230781
P.O. BOX 162059, FORT WORTH, TX, 76161
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