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Generic Name: povidone-iodine solution

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Fish Egg Disinfectant Ovadine® (Buffered PVP Iodine) Ovadine® is a polyvinylpyrrolidone iodine(PVP-Iodine)complex designed for use as a fish egg disinfectant. Ovadine contains 10% Povidone Iodine complex that provides 1% available iodine.


DURING Water hardening of fish eggs
    · Immerse eggs in a solution of 50 PPM available Iodine for 30 minutes. To achieve a 50 PPM available
    iodine solution, mix 1 part Ovadine® to 200 parts clean water. This is a 1:200 dilution.
AFTER Water hardening of fish eggs
    · Immerse eggs in a solution of 100 PPM available Iodine for 10 minutes. To achieve a 100 PPM
    available iodine solution, mix 1 part Ovadine® to 100 parts clean water. This is a 1:100 dilution.
    Rinse eggs with clean water after treatment.

Ovadine® is non-toxic to green, fertilized and eyed eggs at the recommended application concentration. When in
doubt, always seek the advice of a qualified fish health professional.


Amount of Ovadine® per Unit of Water

Desired Available Iodine Concentration

                        50 ppm                    100 ppm
                    (1:200 dilution)         (1:100 dilution)

Per Liter
of Water         5 ml Ovadine         10 ml Ovadine

Per Gallon    18.9 ml Ovadine     37.8 ml Ovadine  
of Water       0.64 oz Ovadine     1.28 oz Ovadine


Store at room temperature between 59°F and 86°F (15°C and 30°C). Protect from direct sunlight.


Do not use for disinfection of fish eggs intended for human or animal consumption. If product or
diluted solution contaminates eyes, flush well with clean water. If irritation persists, contact a physician.

Keep out of reach of children


pvpi solution solution
Product Information
Product Type OTC ANIMAL DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:50378-009
Route of Administration TOPICAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Povidone-Iodine (Iodine) Iodine 100 g  in 1 L
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
Water 900 g  in 1 L
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:50378-009-54 208 L in 1 DRUM
2 NDC:50378-009-50 3.8 L in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
3 NDC:50378-009-51 19 L in 1 PAIL
4 NDC:50378-009-55 15.2 L in 1 CASE
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
unapproved drug other 08/09/2002
Labeler - Western Chemical Inc. (085803500)
Name Address ID/FEI Operations
Western Chemical Inc. 085803500 manufacture, pack, label, analysis
Revised: 05/2009
Western Chemical Inc.