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This page contains information on Alpha-CD for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
  • Alpha-CD Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for Alpha-CD
  • Direction and dosage information for Alpha-CD


This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim

Clostridium Perfringens Types C & D Toxoid

U.S. Vet. Lic. No.: 124


ALPHA-CD™ toxoid is prepared from chemically detoxified cultures of the above organisms with the special DD-2 adjuvant system to maximize immune response. Contains gentamicin as a preservative.

Alpha-CD Indications

ALPHA-CD™ toxoid is recommended for the vaccination of healthy, susceptible cattle as an aid in the reduction of enterotoxemia caused by Clostridium perfringens Types C and D toxins. Immunity may be provided against the beta and epsilon toxins elaborated by Clostridium perfringens Type B. This immunity is derived from the combination of Type C (beta) and Type D (epsilon) fractions.

Dosage and Administration

Using aseptic technique, inject a single 2 mL dose subcutaneously. Calves vaccinated under 3 months of age should be revaccinated at weaning or 4-6 months of age. A 2 mL booster dose is recommended annually.

Precaution(s): Store at a temperature between 35-45°F (2-7°C). Avoid freezing. Shake well before using. Use entire contents when first opened.

Caution(s): Swelling at the injection site may occur. The use of a biological product in lactating dairy cattle may cause reduced milk production. Anaphylactoid reactions may occur.

Antidote(s): Epinephrine.

Warning(s): Do not vaccinate within 60 days of slaughter.

Animal inoculation only. Accidental injection to humans can cause serious local reactions. Contact a physician immediately if accidental injection occurs.

15101-04 / 15102-03 / 15103-03

Presentation: 10 doses (20 mL), 50 doses (100 mL) and 250 doses (500 mL).

NAC No.: 10280041

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