Optical rotation: +57.3°C for 1g in 100Ml methanol at 25°C
Specification for Monensin sodium
white crystal powder
The retention times correspond to those exhibited in the chromatogram of the standard preparation obtained in the assay.
Loss on drying
Not more than 4.0%
Content of Monensin A and B activity
The percentage of Monensin A activity is not less than 90%.
The percentage of Monensin A and B activity is not less than 95%.
= 900 µg/mg
For increased rate of weight gain; for the prevention and control of coccidiosis due to Eimeria bovis and Eimeria zuernii in growing cattle on pasture or in dry lot(stocker and feeder cattle and dairy and beef replacement heifers).
The drug should be prohibited during layering period; Homogeneous mixing is essential ; It is highly toxic to horse family animals; Drug should be withdrawn 3 days before slaughter; It is forbidden to mix with Tiamulin or the equal; Should be disposed of properly or according to the local environmental regulations.