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ATGARD® C

Boehringer

(dichlorvos)

Swine Wormer

Veterinary Use Only

DIN 00797197

Read entire label and use only as directed.

For the manufacture of medicated swine feeds only

Active Ingredient: dichlorvos

9.6% w/w

To deworm swine: For the removal and control of mature, immature, and/or 4th stage larvae of the whipworm (Trichuris suis), nodular worm (Oesophagostomum sp.) large roundworm (Ascaris suum) occurring in the intestinal tracts of pigs, boars, open or bred gilts and sows.

Directions for use in medicated feeds and individual rations:

Growing swine up to 32 kilograms (70 lb) body weight. Medicated feed containing 0.0384% dichlorvos: feed as sole ration for 2 consecutive days.

Growing swine from 32 kilograms (70 lb) to market weight.

Either: medicated feed containing 0.0384% dichlorvos: feed as sole ration at the rate of 3.8 kilograms (8.4 lb) of feed per head until the medicated feed has been consumed.

or: thoroughly mix one level scoop of Atgard C into the usual daily ration of each animal.

Breeding animals: boars, open or bred gilts and sows.

Either: medicated feed containing 0.0384% dichlorvos: feed as sole ration at the rate of 1.9 kilograms (4.2 lb) per head per day for 2 consecutive days.

or: medicated feed containing 0.0528% dichlorvos: feed as sole ration at the rate of 2.7 kilograms (6 lb) per head for one feeding.

or: to deworm one open or bred gilt or sow or boar, thoroughly mix one level scoop of Atgard C into the usual daily ration of each animal.

In all cases, after the allotted feed has been consumed, resume feeding regular rations.

Provide ample feeding space so that animals have a chance to consume their share of wormer.

Atgard C can be mixed in meal or crumble feeds after crumbles have been manufactured. Use the table as a guide for preparing medicated swine feeds for deworming.

Mixing directions:

Atgard C may be mixed into feeds at either 0.0384% or 0.0528% dichlorvos concentrations. The 0.0384% feed is designed for worming young growing animals or breeding animals in a two-day feeding program. The 0.0528% feed is designed for a single-day treatment program for breeding animals or for growing pigs over 32 kg (70 lb) to market weight.

Complete feeds:

Kg of complete feed

Kilograms of Atgard C to be added per tonne (1,000 kg) of feed

% dichlorvos in complete feed

1,000

4.0

0.0384

1,000

5.5

0.0528

Supplements:

Kilograms of Atgard C to be added per tonne (1,000 kg) of supplement

Dichlorvos in supplement

Supplement/grain

% dichlorvos in complete feed

mg/kg

%

20.0

1,920

0.192

1:4

0.0384

40.0

3,840

0.384

1:9

0.0384

80.0

7,680

0.768

1:19

0.0384

27.5

2,640

0.264

1:4

0.0528

55.0

5,280

0.528

1:9

0.0528

110.0

10,560

1.056

1:19

0.0528

Individual rations:

Each package of Atgard C (dichlorvos) Swine Wormer contains a plastic scoop. A level scoop holds 15.2 grams Atgard C (1,460 mg dichlorvos), the recommended dewormer dosage for growing swine over 32 kg (70 lb) to market weight and breeding animals (boars, open and bred gilts and sows). Thoroughly mix one level scoop of Atgard C into the daily ration of each animal.

This package contains sufficient Atgard C (dichlorvos) Swine Wormer to provide 263 individual deworming treatments for animals over 32 kg to market weight and breeding animals.

Care should be taken that Atgard C is added at concentrations which will provide the proper drug dose when mixed in the final feed.

Withdrawal time: Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least fourteen (14) days after the latest treatment with this drug.

Medicated feed-premixes, supplements and complete feeds containing Atgard C must bear the following statements:

Warning: Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least fourteen (14) days after the latest treatment with this drug. Avoid contact with skin.

Atgard C is a cholinesterase inhibitor. If human or animal poisoning should occur, immediately consult a physician or a veterinarian. Atropine is antidotal.

Keep out of reach of children.

Caution:

1. Do not use in animals other than swine.

2. Do not mix in feeds to be pelleted or with pelleted feed.

3. Do not allow fowl access to this feed or to feces from treated animals.

4. Do not soak feed or feed as wet mash. Feed must be fed dry.

5. Dichlorvos is a cholinesterase inhibitor. Do not use this product in animals simultaneously or within seven days before or after treatment with, or exposure to, cholinesterase-inhibiting drugs, pesticides or chemicals.

6. Do not reuse any of the containers or container materials used in packaging the medicated article (premix) and medicated feed. All packaging materials must be destroyed after the medicated article (premix) and medicated feed has been used.

Note: Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasitism.

Storage: Store between 0°C and 27°C.

Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd., Burlington, Ontario L7L 5H4

Net Weight:

 

4 kg

610105L-02-0305

NAC No.: 12300003