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Topmax 9

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Elanco

Ractopamine Hydrochloride

For Use in the Manufacture of Medicated Turkey Feed.

Type A Medicated Article

Do Not Feed Undiluted

Active Drug Ingredient: ractopamine hydrochloride - 9 g per lb (20 g per kg)

Important: Must be thoroughly mixed into feeds before use. Follow label directions.

Indications: Toms: For increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency in finishing tom turkeys when fed for the last 14 days prior to slaughter.

Hens: For increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency in finishing hen turkeys when fed for the last 7 to 14 days prior to slaughter.

Topmax 9 Indications

Appropriate Concentration of Ractopamine in Type C Medicated Feed

Toms: Increased Rate of Weight Gain and Improved Feed Efficiency

4.6 to 11.8 g/ton (5 ppm to 13 ppm)

No increased benefit has been shown when ractopamine concentrations in the diet are greater than 4.6 g/ton (5 ppm).

Hens: Increased Rate of Weight Gain and Improved Feed Efficiency

4.6 to 11.8 g/ton (5 ppm to 13 ppm)

Inert Ingredients: Ground corn cobs.

Mixing Directions: Thoroughly mix Topmax 9 Type A Medicated Article into one ton of appropriate feed ingredients or diluents according to the table below to obtain the proper concentration in the Type B Medicated Feed (maximum 4,920 g/ton). The following table gives examples of how some Type B Medicated Feed concentrations can be prepared:

Pounds of Topmax 9 To Add Per Ton To Make a Type B Medicated Feed

Resulting Ractopamine Concentration in Type B Medicated Feed

grams/ton

grams/pound

100

900

0.45

200

1,800

0.90

300

2,700

1.35

400

3,600

1.80

Thoroughly mix Topmax 9 Type A Medicated Article into one ton of complete turkey feed according to the table below to obtain the proper concentration in the Type C Medicated Feed. Prepare an intermediate pre-blend of the premix prior to mixing in a complete feed. Thoroughly mix the required amount in a convenient quantity of feed ingredients, then add to the remaining feed ingredients to make a ton of complete feed.

Pounds of Topmax 9 to Add Per Ton of Type C Medicated Feed

Resulting Ractopamine Concentration in Type C Medicated Feed

0.5 lb

4.6 g/ton (5 ppm)

0.9 lb

8.2 g/ton (9 ppm)

1.3 lb

11.8 g/ton (13 ppm)

Feeding Directions: Feed continuously as the sole ration, 4.6 to 11.8 g/ton to finishing tom turkeys for the last 14 days prior to slaughter.

Feed continuously as the sole ration, 4.6 to 11.8 g/ton to finishing hen turkeys for the last 7 to 14 days prior to slaughter.

Topmax 9 Caution

Feeding ractopamine to tom turkeys during periods of excessive heat can result in increased mortality.

Not for animals intended for breeding.

NOT FOR HUMAN USE.

Warning

The active ingredient in Topmax, ractopamine hydrochloride, is a beta-adrenergic agonist. Individuals with cardiovascular disease should exercise special caution to avoid exposure. Not for use in humans. Keep out of the reach of children. The Topmax 9 formulation (Type A Medicated Article) poses a low dust potential under usual conditions of handling and mixing. When mixing and handling Topmax, use protective clothing, impervious gloves, protective eye wear, and a NIOSH-approved dust mask. Operators should wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. If accidental eye contact occurs, immediately rinse eyes thoroughly with water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. The material safety data sheet contains more detailed occupational safety information. To report adverse effects, access medical information, or obtain additional product information, call 1-800-428-4441.

Store at room temperature. Avoid moisture.

Expiration Date and Lot Number are printed on the bag. Not to be used after the expiry date.

To report adverse effects, access medical information, or obtain additional product information, call 1-800-428-4441.

Manufactured For: Elanco Animal Health, A Division of Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN 46285, USA

Restricted Drug (California) - Use Only as Directed

NADA 141-290, Approved by FDA

*Elanco®, Topmax™, and the diagonal color bar are trademarks of Eli Lilly and Company.

Net Weight

 

 

25 lbs (11.34 kg)

AF0621

BG7120DEAMB (V01-09-2008)

NAC No.: 10310420

ELANCO ANIMAL HEALTH
A Division of Eli Lilly & Co.

2500 INNOVATION WAY, GREENFIELD, IN, 46140
Main Switchboard:   317-433-4800
Customer Service:   317-276-1262
Small Animal Product Customer Service:   888-545-5973
Technical Services:   800-428-4441
Fax:   317-276-2270
Website:   www.elanco.com
Email:   elanco@elanco.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Topmax 9 information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

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