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Actogain 100 (Canada)

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Actogain 100

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Zoetis

DIN 02426242

Ractopamine Hydrochloride Premix

Veterinary Use Only



No withdrawal period is required in cattle when treated according to the label.

Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.

Do not use in lactating dairy cattle.

When mixing and handling ACTOGAIN 100 Premix, use protective clothing, impervious gloves, and a dust mask. Operators should wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. If accidental eye contact occurs, immediately rinse eyes thoroughly with water.

The active ingredient in ACTOGAIN 100 is ractopamine hydrochloride. Ractopamine hydrochloride is a beta-adrenergic agonist. Individuals with cardiovascular disease should exercise special caution to avoid exposure.

Keep out of reach of children

Not for use in humans

Active Ingredients

Ractopamine hydrochloride, 100 g per kg of premix

Actogain 100 Indications

For increased rate of weight gain, improved feed efficiency and increased carcass leanness in confined cattle greater than 400 kg, when fed during the last 28 to 42 days prior to slaughter.

Dosage and Administration

Recommended dosage of ractopamine hydrochloride:

- 10-30 ppm in final feed for increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency

- 20-30 ppm in final feed for improved carcass leanness

NOTE: Must be thoroughly mixed into feeds before use. Do not feed undiluted. Not for use in liquid feed supplements for further blending into complete beef feed.

Mixing Directions:

Thoroughly mix 100 to 300 grams of ACTOGAIN 100 Premix in 1000 kg of complete beef feed (100% dry matter basis) to provide from 10 to 30 ppm ractopamine hydrochloride per tonne of feed. To ensure adequate mixing, an intermediate blending step should be performed prior to manufacturing a complete feed.

Feeding Directions:

Feed continuously as the sole ration to finishing cattle greater than 400 kg for 28 to 42 days prior to slaughter.


Store between 15 and 30°C.

Zoetis and Actogain are trademarks of Zoetis or its licensors, used under license by Zoetis Canada Inc.

For Use in Cattle Only

Read Label Instructions Carefully

Not for Human Use

Zoetis Canada Inc., Kirkland QC H9H 4M7



10 kg


8RAC408 Rev.: 05/ 15


CPN: 1198527.0

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