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Activated Charcoal Paste

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Activated Charcoal Paste

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: VetOne

Multi-Species Activated Charcoal Paste contains activated hardwood charcoal and attapulgite clay.

For animal use only.

Keep out of reach of children.

Active Ingredient

Activated Hardwood Charcoal (100 mg/mL)

10.0% w/w

EXCIPIENTS: Water, Attapulgite Clay (200 mg/mL), Sodium Chloride (35 mg/mL), Potassium Chloride (35 mg/mL), and Polysorbate.

SUGGESTED USE: May be used during times of accidental poisoning resulting from insecticides, herbicides, organic chemicals, intestinal bacterial contaminants or grain overload. Research has shown that activated charcoal is effective in counteracting the effects of certain oral toxins.


Dogs & Cats: 1-3 mL per pound body weight.

Sheep & Goats: 1-3 mL per kilogram (2.2 lbs) body weight.

Calves & Foals: Up to 80 mL.

Adult Cattle & Horses: It is recommended to give one full tube (300 mL). Repeat dosage after 1 to 3 hours or as needed.


If conditions do not improve, consult your veterinarian. Depending on the condition of the animal, supportive therapy such as parenteral fluids and injectable antidotes should be used along with Activated Charcoal Paste for efficient recovery. Not effective in the treatment of heavy metal poisoning such as lead, arsenic, mercury, etc. Do not administer to unconscious animals.


Keep in a cool, dry place. Avoid freezing.

Distributed by MWI, Boise, ID 83705

(888) 694-8381


Net Contents:



80 mL

V1 520014

LB-MWI171 1009

300 mL

V1 510014

LB-MWI170 1009

NAC No.: 13150783

Distributed by MWI Veterinary Supply

3041 W. PASADENA DR., BOISE, ID, 83705
Customer Service:   888-694-8381
Toll-Free:   800-824-3703
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