following links are specific to:
Drug summary & history
List of FDA-Approved Drugs
Drug forms to be completed
this drug fact sheet
all drug fact sheets
Sign-up via the INAD Program Management System (IPMS)
Information on EPA's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permits
Authorization & Categorical Exclusion Letters
Supplemental Environmental Requirements Information
||Collect scientific data necessary to establish the effectiveness AND safety of SLICE® to control mortality caused by external parasites in a variety of freshwater fish species.
||SLICE® (emamectin benzoate; 0.2% aquaculture premix)
|Source of drug:
Merck Animal Health
556 Morris Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
Contact: Dr. Richard Endris
Phone: 908-473-5618; Fax: 908-473-5560;
||Medicated feed treatment
||50 µg emamectin benzoate per Kg of fish biomass per day
7 days (consecutive).
SLICE® should be administered as a single treatment event, with no repetition of treatment.
||Investigator must collect mortality data, coupled with case history and analyses of parasite load, throughout the 5 day pre-treatment, treatment, and 28 day post-treatment periods. Investigator must also report general fish behavior and any adverse effects relating to treatment.
or restrictions on use:
Investigator must follow all instructions in the Study Protocol for INAD 11-370 regarding drug acquisition and handling, fish treatment and disposition, and data reporting requirements.
Investigator must complete Facility Effluent Information Form and obtain NPDES acknowledgement/permission for discharge of SLICE® before use under the INAD. Click on the "Supplemental Environmental Requirements Information" link in the far left panel for detailed instructions.
contact for other information:
Bonnie Johnson, FWS - AADAP
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