Salinomycin sodium (SAL) – Medicating Ingredient Brochure

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Status: Over the counter

Date of revision: April 2017

Table of approved species and claims
Approved livestock species Approved claim(s) (abbreviated) Table Note 1 Withdrawal time Name of approved brand(s)
Broiler chickens
  1. Aid in the prevention of coccidiosis
0 days
  1. Coxistac 6% Premix
  2. Coxistac 12% Granular Premix
  3. Posistac 6% Premix
  4. Sacox 120 Medicated Premix
  5. Salinomycin 60 Premix
  6. Bio-Cox 120 G Plus
Swine
  1. Increased rate of weight gain
  2. Improved feed efficiency
0 days
  1. Coxistac 6% Premix
  2. Posistac 6% Premix
Beef cattle
(steers)
  1. Improvement of feed efficiency
0 days
  1. Coxistac 6% Premix
  2. Posistac 6% Premix
Feedlot beef heifers
(when fed concurrently with melengestrol acetate)
  1. Improved growth rate and feed efficiency, and an aid in suppression of estrus
24 hours
(meat)
  1. Coxistac 6% Premix
  2. Posistac 6% Premix
Rabbits
  1. Aid in the prevention of coccidiosis
  2. Reduction of coccidian shedding
5 days
(meat)
  1. Coxistac 6% Premix
  2. Posistac 6% Premix

Table Notes

Table Note 1

In order to be compliant with the Feeds Regulations, the complete claim must appear on the medicated feed label.

Return to table note 1  referrer

Broiler chickens

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of approved brand(s) Drug concentration in DIN product
Claim 1
  1. Coxistac 6% Premix
Salinomycin sodium at 60 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Coxistac 12% Granular Premix
Salinomycin sodium at 120 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Posistac 6% Premix
Salinomycin sodium at 60 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Sacox 120 Medicated Premix
Salinomycin sodium at 120 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Salinomycin 60 Premix
Salinomycin sodium at 60 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Bio-Cox 120 G Plus Premix
Salinomycin sodium at 120 g/kg

Approved for use in meal or pellet feed

Claim 1

As an aid in the prevention of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria acervulina, E. mitis, E. necatrix, E. maxima, E. tenella and E. brunetti in broiler chickens.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

60 mg/kg (0.006%) of salinomycin sodium in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

This medicated feed is to be fed continuously as the sole ration up to marketing.

Warning

  1. Do not feed to replacement, laying or breeding chickens.
  2. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. Do not allow turkeys, dogs or horses access to this medicated feed as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals.
  2. A weight gain reduction may occur in cockerels fed this medicated feed in the absence of coccidial exposure.
  3. Do not administer tiamulin to chickens receiving this medicated feed.
  4. Do not use in feeds containing pellet binding agents with the exception of Lignosol and Agri-Colloid. (Required on premix and supplement labels containing Coxistac 6% Premix, Coxistac 12% Granular Premix or Posistac 6% Premix)
  5. Do not use in feeds containing pellet binding agents. (Required on premix and supplement labels containing Bio-Cox 120 G Plus Premix, Sacox 120 Medicated Premix or Salinomycin 60 Premix.)
  6. Do not use this feed for treatment of outbreaks of coccidiosis.
  7. Consult a veterinarian or poultry pathologist if losses exceed 0.5% in a two-day period.

Accepted Compatibilities

Salinomycin sodium is compatible with the following drugs/drug combinations. In cases where there are differences in withdrawal time for the compatible medicating ingredients, the longer withdrawal time is the one that must be used, and is the only one that is to appear on the label of the finished feed. For details, refer to the MIB as indicated.

Salinomycin sodium (broiler chickens)
Name of medicating ingredient MIB code Name of approved brand(s) Applicable claims
Bambermycins BAM Flavomycin 4 Antibiotic Premix All claims
Bacitracin
(as bacitracin methylenedisalicylate)
BACN-M
  1. BMD 110 G
  2. Bacitracin MD
All claims

Swine

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of approved brand(s) Drug concentration in DIN product
Claims
1, 2
  1. Coxistac 6% Premix
  2. Posistac 6% Premix
Salinomycin sodium at 60 g/kg

Claim 1 – Approved for use in meal or pellet feed

Claim 2 – Approved for use in pellet feed only

Claim 1

For increased rate of weight gain in growing-finishing swine.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

25 mg/kg (0.0025%) of salinomycin sodium in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration from approximately 25 kg body weight to market weight.

Note (not required to appear on medicated feed labels)

  • To ensure proper mixing, the drug premix should first be diluted in an intermediate blending step prior to adding to the final blend.

Warning

  1. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. Do not allow dogs, horses or turkeys access to this medicated feed as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals.
  2. Do not administer tiamulin to animals receiving this medicated feed.
  3. Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents with the exception of Lignosol and Agri-Colloid. (Required on premix and supplements labels only)
  4. Do not feed to male or female swine intended for reproduction including pregnant swine and swine in lactation.

Claim 2

For improved feed efficiency in growing-finishing swine fed pelleted complete feed.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

25 mg/kg (0.0025%) of salinomycin sodium in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration from approximately 25 kg body weight to market weight.

Note (not required to appear on medicated feed labels)

  • To ensure proper mixing, the drug premix should first be diluted in an intermediate blending step prior to adding to the final blend.

Warning

  1. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. Do not allow dogs, horses or turkeys access to this medicated feed as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals.
  2. Do not administer tiamulin to animals receiving this medicated feed.
  3. Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents with the exception of Lignosol and Agri-Colloid. (Required on premix and supplements labels only)
  4. Do not feed to male or female swine intended for reproduction including pregnant swine and swine in lactation.
  5. The efficacy for improvement in feed efficiency in swine has not been established with mash feed.

Accepted Compatibilities

Nil

Beef cattle (steers)

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of approved brand(s) Drug concentration in DIN product
Claim 1
  1. Coxistac 6% Premix
  2. Posistac 6% Premix
Salinomycin sodium at 60 g/kg

Approved for use in meal or pellet feed

Claim 1

For the improvement of feed efficiency in steers fed in confinement for slaughter.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

In complete diets, supplements and premixes at a level which, when fed as directed, will provide 100 mg of salinomycin sodium per head per day. The following tables may be used as a guide:

Additional information (not to appear on feed labels)

A. Complete diet
Weight of steers (kg) Estimated daily dry matter intake (kg) Recommended salinomycin sodium concentration in the complete diet (mg/kg)
220 to 300 6.25 16
301 to 400 7.70 13
Over 400 9.00 11
B. Supplements
Supplement feeding rate (kg/head/day) Recommended salinomycin sodium concentration in the supplement (mg/kg)
0.5 200
1.0 100
1.5 66
2.0 50

Note (not required to appear on medicated feed labels)

  • Complete diet refers to the complete feed plus the roughage and must be corrected to a 100% dry matter basis.
  • To ensure proper mixing, the drug premix should first be diluted with grain or supplement in an intermediate blending step prior to adding to the final blend of complete diet.

Directions

Thoroughly mix the medicated supplement in the total daily diet or in the complete feed (grain portion of the ration) before use. Feed continuously to steers during their entire confinement period. Do not feed undiluted.

Warning

  1. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. Do not allow dogs, horses or turkeys access to this medicated feed as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals.
  2. Do not administer tiamulin to animals receiving this medicated feed.
  3. Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents with the exception of Lignosol and Agri-Colloid. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  4. Do not administer to replacement or breeding cattle, to calves below 220 kg body weight, or to lactating dairy cattle.

Accepted Compatibilities

Nil

Feedlot beef heifers (when fed concurrently with melengestrol acetate)

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of approved brand(s) Drug concentration in DIN product
Claim 1
  1. Coxistac 6% Premix
  2. Posistac 6% Premix
Salinomycin sodium at 60 g/kg

Approved for use in meal or pellet feed

Claim 1

For the improved growth rate and feed efficiency, and an aid in suppression of estrus in beef heifers being fed for slaughter.

Note (not required to appear on medicated feed labels)

  • This claim only applies when salinomycin sodium is administered concurrently with melengestrol acetate at 0.40 mg/head/day.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

In complete diets, supplements and premixes for beef heifers 220 kg body weight and heavier, at a level which, when fed as directed, will provide 100 mg of salinomycin sodium and 0.40 mg melengestrol acetate per head per day. The following tables may be used as a guide:

Additional information (not to appear on feed labels)

A. Complete diet
Weight of heifers (kg) Estimated daily dry matter intake (kg) Recommended salinomycin sodium concentration in complete diet (mg/kg)
220 to 300 6.25 16
301 to 400 7.70 13
Over 400 9.00 11
B. Supplements
Supplement feeding rate (kg/head/day) Recommended salinomycin sodium concentration in the supplement (mg/kg)
0.5 200
1.0 100
1.5 66
2.0 50

Note (not required to appear on medicated feed labels)

  • Complete diet refers to the complete feed plus the roughage and must be corrected to a 100% dry matter basis.
  • To ensure proper mixing, the drug premix should first be diluted with grain or supplement in an intermediate blending step prior to adding to the final blend of complete diet.

Directions

Thoroughly mix the medicated supplement/premix in the total daily diet or in the complete feed (grain portion of the ration) before use. Feed continuously to beef heifers during their entire confinement period. Do not feed undiluted.

Warning

  1. Treated feedlot beef heifers must not be slaughtered for food for at least 24 hours after the last treatment with this medicated feed.
  2. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. Do not allow dogs, horses or turkeys access to this medicated feed as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals
  2. Do not administer tiamulin to animals receiving this medicated feed.
  3. Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents with the exception of Lignosol, and Agri-Colloid. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  4. Do not administer to replacement or breeding cattle, to calves below 220 kg body weight, or to lactating dairy cattle.

Accepted Compatibilities

Salinomycin sodium is compatible with the following drugs/drug combinations. In cases where there are differences in withdrawal time for the compatible medicating ingredients, the longer withdrawal time is the one that must be used, and is the only one that is to appear on the label of the finished feed. For details, refer to the MIB as indicated.

Salinomycin sodium (feedlot beef heifers)
Name of medicating ingredient MIB code Name of approved brand(s) Applicable claims
Melengestrol acetate MGAF MGA 100 Premix All claims

Rabbits

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of approved brand(s) Drug concentration in DIN product
Claims
1, 2
  1. Coxistac 6% Premix
  2. Posistac 6% Premix
Salinomycin sodium at 60 g/kg

Approved for use in meal or pellet feed

Claim 1

As in aid in the prevention of coccidiosis in weaned and growing rabbits on farms with a confirmed history of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria spp.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

20 mg/kg (0.0020%) of salinomycin sodium in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration.

Note (not required to appear on medicated feed labels

  • To ensure proper mixing, the medicated premix should first be diluted in an intermediate blending step prior to adding to the final blend.

Warning

  1. Treated rabbits must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this medicated feed.
  2. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. Do not allow dogs, horses or turkeys access to this medicated feed as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals.
  2. Do not administer tiamulin to animals receiving this medicated feed.
  3. Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents with the exception of Lignosol and Agri-Colloid. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  4. Do not feed to male or female rabbits intended for reproduction including pregnant does and does in lactation.
  5. This medicated feed should only be used in rabbits infected, or likely to be infected with Eimeria spp. Indiscriminate use of salinomycin, or at doses higher than the label dose, may result in decreased feed intake, weight gain, and feed efficiency.
  6. Efficacy of salinomycin treatment during clinical outbreaks of coccidiosis in rabbits has not been demonstrated.
  7. Ensure homogeneous mixing in feed.

Claim 2

For the reduction of coccidian shedding in weaned and growing rabbits.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

20 mg/kg (0.0020%) of salinomycin sodium in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration.

Note (not required to appear on medicated feed labels)

  • To ensure proper mixing, the drug premix should first be diluted in an intermediate blending step prior to adding to the final blend.

Warning

  1. Treated rabbits must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this medicated feed.
  2. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. Do not allow dogs, horses or turkeys access to this medicated feed as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals.
  2. Do not administer tiamulin to animals receiving this medicated feed.
  3. Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents with the exception of Lignosol and Agri-Colloid. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  4. Do not feed to male or female rabbits intended for reproduction including pregnant does and does in lactation.
  5. This medicated feed should only be used in rabbits infected, or likely to be infected with Eimeria spp. Indiscriminate use of salinomycin, or at doses higher than the label dose, may result in decreased feed intake, weight gain, and feed efficiency.
  6. Efficacy of salinomycin treatment during clinical outbreaks of coccidiosis in rabbits has not been demonstrated.
  7. Ensure homogeneous mixing in feed.

Accepted Compatibilities

Nil

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