Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
Final rule; technical amendment.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating the animal drug regulations for medicated feeds to correctly reflect previously approved assay limits for Type A medicated articles containing monensin, or sulfadimethoxine and ormetoprim in combination. This action is being taken to improve the accuracy of the agency’s regulations.
This rule is effective May 2, 2001.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mary G. Leadbetter, Center for Veterinary Medicine (HFV-143), Food and Drug Administration, 7500 Standish Pl., Rockville, MD 20855, 301-827-6964.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
FDA has found that the April 1, 2000, edition of Title 21, Parts 500 to 599 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) does not reflect revised assay limits for Type A medicated articles containing monensin, or sulfadimethoxine and ormetoprim in combination, that were approved in the new animal drug applications for these drugs. At this time, FDA is amending the regulations to correct these errors in 21 CFR 558.4.Start Printed Page 21862
This is rule does not meet the definition of “rule” in 5 U.S.C. 804(3)(A) because it is a rule of “particular applicability.” Therefore, it is not subject to the congressional review requirements in 5 U.S.C. 801-808.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 21 CFR Part 558
- Animal drugs
- Animal feeds
Therefore, under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and under authority delegated to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs and redelegated to the Center for Veterinary Medicine, 21 CFR part 558 is amended as follows:End Amendment Part Start Part
PART 558—NEW ANIMAL DRUGS FOR USE IN ANIMAL FEEDSEnd Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for 21 CFR part 558 continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part
2. Section 558.4 Requirement of a medicated feed mill license is amended in paragraph (d) in the “Category I” table in the entry for “Monensin” in the “Assay limits percent type A” column by removing “90-110” and adding in its place “85-115”; and in the “Category II” table in both paired entries for “Sulfadimethoxine” and “Ormetoprim” in the “Assay limits percent type A” column by removing “95-115” and in its place adding “90-110”.Start Signature
Dated: April 20, 2001.
Claire M. Lathers,
Director, Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation, Center for Veterinary Medicine.
[FR Doc. 01-10874 Filed 5-1-01; 8:45 am]
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