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Nuflor Type A Medicated Article

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Nuflor Type A Medicated Article

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Manufacturer: Intervet/Merck Animal Health

(FLORFENICOL), An Antibiotic

Type A Medicated Article for Swine

For Use in Swine Feeds Only

Do Not Feed Undiluted

Nuflor Type A Medicated Article Caution

Federal law limits this drug to use under the professional supervision of a licensed veterinarian. Animal feed bearing or containing this veterinary feed directive (VFD) drug shall be fed to animals only by or upon a lawful VFD issued by a licensed veterinarian in the course of the veterinarian’s professional practice.

Active Drug Ingredient: Florfenicol 40 g per kg (18.2 g per lb)

Inert ingredients: Limestone and Propylene glycol

Description

Each kg of Nuflor® Type A Medicated Article contains 40 grams of the antibiotic florfenicol in a palatable base.

Nuflor Type A Medicated Article Indications

For the control of swine respiratory disease (SRD) associated with Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, Pasteurella multocida, Streptococcus suis, and Bordetella bronchiseptica in groups of swine in buildings experiencing an outbreak of SRD.

RESIDUE WARNING: Feeds containing florfenicol must be withdrawn 13 days prior to slaughter.

IMPORTANT: Must be thoroughly mixed in feeds before use.

Mixing Directions: Thoroughly mix 10 lb of Nuflor® Type A Medicated Article for Swine with 1990 lb of feed to provide Type C medicated feed containing 182 g florfenicol per ton, as shown below:

Starting Concentration of Nuflor® Type A Medicated Article for Swine (Grams/pound)

Amount of Type A Medicated Article to add per ton (Pounds)

Resulting Concentration in Type C Medicated Feed

Grams/ton

ppm

18.2

10

182

200

Feeding Directions: Feed medicated feed as the sole ration for 5 consecutive days to swine to deliver 10 mg florfenicol per kg body weight per day.

Nuflor Type A Medicated Article Caution

Feed containing florfenicol shall not be fed to pigs for more than 5 days. Following administration, pigs should be re-evaluated by a licensed veterinarian before reinitiating a further course of therapy. The expiration date for VFD for Nuflor® (florfenicol) must not exceed 90 days from the date of issuance. VFD for Nuflor® (florfenicol) shall not be refilled. The effects of florfenicol on swine reproductive performance, pregnancy, and lactation have not been determined.

Warning

Avoid inhalation, oral exposure, and direct contact with skin or eyes. Operators mixing and handling Nuflor® Type A Medicated Article for Swine should use protective clothing, gloves, goggles and a NIOSH-approved dust mask. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. If accidental eye contact occurs, immediately rinse thoroughly with water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. Not for human consumption. Keep out of reach of children. The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) contains more detailed occupational safety information. For more information or to report adverse effects, call 1-800-211-3573.

For customer service or a copy of the MSDS, call 1-800-521-5767.

STORAGE CONDITIONS: Store at or below 25°C (77°F).

NADA # 141-264, Approved by FDA.

Manufactured for Schering-Plough Animal Heath.

Nuflor® is a registered trademark of Schering-Plough Animal Health Corporation.

Copyright © 2006, Schering-Plough Animal Health Corporation, Summit, NJ 07901 USA.

All rights reserved.

Net Weight:

NDC

 

50 lbs (22.7 kg)

0061-8137-01

30327900 10/06

6816923

NAC No.: 10472791

MERCK ANIMAL HEALTH
Intervet Inc.

2 GIRALDA FARMS, MADISON, NJ, 07940
Customer Service:   800-521-5767
Order Desk:   800-648-2118
Technical Service (Companion Animal):   800-224-5318
Technical Service (Livestock):   800-211-3573
Fax:   973-937-5557
Website:   www.merck-animal-health-usa.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Nuflor Type A Medicated Article 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.

Copyright © 2016 North American Compendiums. Updated: 2016-08-21

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