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Oral Dosage Form New Animal Drugs; Sulfadimethoxine

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Food and Drug Administration, HHS.


Final rule.


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending the animal drug regulations to reflect approval of an original abbreviated new animal drug application (ANADA) filed by First Priority, Inc. The ANADA provides for use of Sulfadimethoxine Soluble Powder in medicated drinking water of cattle, chickens, and turkeys for the treatment of various bacterial infections.


This rule is effective November 20, 2009.

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John K. Harshman, Center for Veterinary Medicine (HFV-104), Food and Drug Administration, 7500 Standish Pl., Rockville, MD 20855, 240-276-8197, e-mail:

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First Priority, Inc., 1590 Todd Farm Dr., Elgin, IL 60123, filed ANADA 200-443 for use of Sulfadimethoxine Soluble Powder in medicated drinking water of cattle, chickens, and turkeys for the treatment of various bacterial infections. First Priority, Inc.'s Sulfadimethoxine Soluble Powder is approved as a generic copy of ALBON (sulfadimethoxine) Soluble Powder, sponsored by Pfizer, Inc., under NADA 46-285. The ANADA is approved as of October 28, 2009, and 21 CFR 520.2220a are amended to reflect the approval.

In accordance with the freedom of information provisions of 21 CFR part Start Printed Page 6015620 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 Division of Dockets Management (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 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.

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List of Subjects in 21 CFR Part 520

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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,

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1. The authority citation for

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Authority: 21 U.S.C. 360b.

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2. In § 520.2220a, in paragraph (a)(2), add in numerical sequence “058829”.

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Dated: November 16, 2009.

Bernadette Dunham,

Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine.

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FR Doc. E9-27885 Filed 11-19-09; 8:45 am]