Inspections, Compliance, Enforcement, and Criminal Investigations
Sample Schedule 11: VETERINARY PRODUCTS, FEEDS, & BY-PRODUCTS FOR ANIMAL FEEDS
This sampling schedule may be used as a guide in the collection of surveillance or compliance samples resulting from district assignments or as a follow-up to violative inspections and/or investigations. Before collecting follow-up samples to violative inspections or investigations, contact your supervisor since it may be necessary for your district to consult with the Atlanta Center for Nutrient Analysis (HFR-SE680) when unscheduled compliance sampling is contemplated.
- SAMPLE PRODUCT, SIZE, & SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
Vitamin-mineral testing, sampling instructions and information. Sample size includes 702(b) portion.
Unless excessive cost is a factor, collect at least 3 intact containers from each lot or control number. When sampling from bulk lots, collect appropriate subs from a minimum of 3 different bulk containers in the lot.
DOSAGE FORM VITAMIN-MINERAL PREPARATIONS (Single/Multiple Ingredients)
|1. PRODUCT||NO. SUBSAMPLES||MINIMUM TOTAL SAMPLE SIZE||REMARKS|
|Injectables||3 vials/amps||30 ml||Split samples for sterility testing (60 vials/amps)|
|Tabs/Caps||3 retail units||300 Tabs/Caps||Split sample for micro tests (10/50 tab/cap subs)|
|Liquids||3 retail units||4 fl. oz.||Split sample for micro tests (10/2 fl. oz. subs)|
3 retail units
|112 gm (4 oz)||Same as above|
FEEDS & BY-PRODUCTS FOR ANIMAL FEEDS (Vitamin-Mineral Claims)
|Vitamin A & D Concentrates, |
Supplements & (A&D feeding
|3 retail units(1/2 gal or less)||3 lbs (1.4 kg) 3 pints||Limit samples to those products containing at least 800 units/g Vit A and/or 80 Feeds units/g Vit D|
|Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) |
|Same||Same||Limit samples to those products containing at least 20 mg/lb|
|Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) |
|Same||Same||Limit samples to those products containing at least 1 mg/lb|
|Multiple Vitamins Concentrates, Supplements, & feeds.||Same||Same||Limit samples to those products meeting vitamin levels listed above.|
- SAMPLE SUBMISSION
Submit all samples for Vitamin Potency analysis to the Atlanta Center for Nutrient Analysis (HFR-SE680).
Submit samples for filth analysis, microbiological examination, sterility, etc. to your district servicing laboratory.