Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending the animal drug regulations to reflect approval of an abbreviated new animal drug application (ANADA) filed by Phoenix Scientific, Inc. The ANADA provides for the use of penicillin G in the drinking water of turkeys for the treatment of erysipelas caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae.
This rule is effective May 15, 2003.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Lonnie W. Luther, Center for Veterinary Medicine (HFV-104), Food and Drug Administration, 7519 Standish Pl., Rockville, MD 20855, 301-827-8549, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Phoenix Scientific, Inc., 3915 South 48th Street Ter., St. Joseph, MO 64503, filed ANADA 200-347 that provides for use of Penicillin G Potassium, USP, in the drinking water of turkeys for the treatment of erysipelas caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae. Phoenix Scientific's Penicillin G Potassium, USP, is approved as a generic copy of Fort Dodge Animal Health's Penicillin G Potassium, USP, approved under NADA 55-060. The ANADA is approved as of January 22, 2003, and the regulations are amended in 21 CFR 520.1696b to reflect the approval. The basis of approval is discussed in the freedom of information summary.
In accordance with the freedom of information provisions of 21 CFR part 20 and 21 CFR 514.11(e)(2)(ii), a summary of safety and effectiveness data and information submitted to support approval of this application may be seen in the Dockets Management Branch (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The agency has determined under 21 CFR 25.33(a)(1) that this action is of a type that does not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. Therefore, neither an environmental assessment nor an environmental impact statement is required.
This 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 520
- Animal drugs
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 520 is amended as follows:End Amendment Part Start Part
PART 520—ORAL DOSAGE FORM NEW ANIMAL DRUGSEnd Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for 21 CFR part 520 continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part
2. Section 520.1696b Penicillin G potassium in drinking water is amended in paragraph (b) by adding “059130” in numerical sequence.End Amendment Part Start Signature
Dated: May 6, 2003.
Stephen F. Sundlof,
Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine.
[FR Doc. 03-12194 Filed 5-14-03; 8:45 am]
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