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Release 11.401
Ecozole 4% w/w Premix for Medicated Feeding Stuff
Species: Pigs
Therapeutic indication: Pharmaceuticals: Endoparasiticides: Anthelmintics for pigs
Active ingredient: Fenbendazole
Product:Ecozole 4% w/w Premix for Medicated Feeding Stuff
Product index: Ecozole 4% w/w Premix for Medicated Feeding Stuff
Pig - meat: Meat and Offal: 3 days
Withdrawal notes: Can be safely used during pregnancy and lactation.
Ecozole 4% w/w Premix for Medicated Feeding Stuff is a white to off white powder.
A broad spectrum anthelmintic for the treatment of pigs infected with mature and immature forms of nematodes of the gastro-intestinal and respiratory tracts:
Hyostrongylus rubidus (Red Stomach Worm)
Oesophagostomum sp. (Nodular worms)
Ascaris suum (Large Roundworm)
Trichuris suis (Whipworm)
Also effective in the control of Metastrongylus apri (Lungworm).
An ovicidal effect on nematode eggs.
Dosage and administration
A manufacturer who is approved to incorporate directly at any concentration, veterinary medical products or premixtures containing such products must be responsible for mixing when incorporation is less the 2 kg per tonne for final feed.
To be administered orally, mixed with feed.
The dose rate for administration is 5 mg fenbendazole per kg bodyweight. The product may be administered to pigs either as a single dose or by divided dosage over 7 days. It may also be administered to sows over 14 days.
For the treatment of infections with Trichuris and for control of Metastrongylus apri the dose of 5 mg/kg should be divided and spread over 7 days.
Benzimidazoles have a wide safety margin.
Contra-indications, warnings, etc
Do not use in cases of hypersensitivity to the active substance or the excipient.
Withdrawal Period
Meat and Offal: 3 days
Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay
Can be safely used during pregnancy and lactation.
Special precautions for use in animals
When preparing medicated feed for pigs which are to be administered over a number of days, to ensure through dispersion a pre-mix should be prepared first. Once mixed, this should then be incorporated with the remaining feed. The product can be incorporated into pelleted feed preconditioned with steam at a temperature not greater than 75°C.
Only to be incorporated by a manufacturer who is approved to mix at a rate of below 2 kg per tonne of final feed.
Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals
Incorporating into the feed must be performed by a suitably approved manufacturer.
Impervious gloves must be worn when handling this product or feed containing this product. When handling or mixing, care should be taken to avoid direct contact with the skin and inhalation of any dust by wearing protective clothing, rubber gloves and a disposable half mask respirator conforming to European Standard EN 149 or a non disposable respirator to European Standard EN 140 with a filter to EN 143.
Wash hands and exposed skin after handling medicated feeding stuffs.
Pharmaceutical precautions
Store in a dry place.
Do not store above 25°C.
Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 3 years
Shelf life after incorporation into finished feed: 12 months
Legal category
Legal category: POM-VPS
Packaging quantities
500 g, 1 kg or 10 kg.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Further information
Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.
Marketing Authorisation Holder (if different from distributor)
Chanelle Animal Health Ltd
7 Rodney Street
L1 9HZ
Marketing Authorisation Number
Significant changes
GTIN description:Ecozole 4% w/w Premix for Medicated Feeding Stuff