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Implantation or Injectable Dosage Form New Animal Drugs; Flunixin

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AGENCY:

Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

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 Cross Vetpharm Group Ltd. The ANADA provides for the use of flunixin meglumine injectable solution in swine.

DATES:

This rule is effective March 19, 2010.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

John K. Harshman, Center for Veterinary Medicine (HFV-170), Food and Drug Administration, 7500 Standish Pl., Rockville, MD 20855, 240-276-8197, e-mail: john.harshman@fda.hhs.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Cross Vetpharm Group Ltd., Broomhill Rd., Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland, filed ANADA 200-489 that provides for use of FLUNAZINE-S (flunixin meglumine) Injectable Solution in swine for control of pyrexia associated with swine respiratory disease. Cross Vetpharm Group Ltd.'s FLUNAZINE-S is approved as a generic copy of BANAMINE-S, sponsored by Schering-Plough Animal Health Corp. under NADA 101-479. The ANADA is approved as of March 1, 2010, and the regulations are amended in 21 CFR 522.970 to reflect the approval.

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 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 522

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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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PART 522—IMPLANTATION OR INJECTABLE DOSAGE FORM NEW ANIMAL DRUGS

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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 § 522.970, revise paragraphs (b)(1) and (b)(4) to read as follows:

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Flunixin.

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(1) See Nos. 000061, 055529, and 061623 for use as in paragraph (e) of this section.

(4) See No. 059130 for use as in paragraphs (e)(1) and (e)(2) of this section.

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Dated: March 12, 2010.

Bernadette Dunham,

Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine.

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[FR Doc. 2010-6038 Filed 3-18-10; 8:45 am]

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