Piperazine (PID) – Medicating Ingredient Brochure

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Status: Over the counter

Date of revision: February 2018

Table of approved species and claims
Approved livestock species Approved claim(s)
(abbreviated)Table note 1
Withdrawal time Name of approved brand(s)
Chickens
  1. Removal of large roundworms
0 days Piperazine 52
Turkeys
  1. Removal of large roundworms
0 days Piperazine 52
Swine
  1. Removal of large roundworms and nodular worms
0 days Piperazine 52

Chickens

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of approved brand(s) Drug concentration in DIN product
Claim 1 Piperazine 52 97% piperazine dihydrochloride equivalent to 525 g/kg piperazine base

Approved for use in meal or pellet feed

Claim 1

For removal of large roundworms (Ascaris) from chickens.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

1100 mg/kg (0.11%) of piperazine in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration for a 24 hour period.

Caution

  1. Withhold feed overnight prior to medication.
  2. Provide ample hopper space.
  3. To aid in preventing re-infestation clean out the pens thoroughly shortly after medication.
  4. Good sanitation is important in controlling worm infestation.

Accepted Compatibilities

Piperazine is compatible with the following drug/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.

Piperazine (chickens)
Name of medicating ingredient MIB code Name of approved brand(s) Applicable claims
Penicillin PEN Penicillin G Procaine 110 Claim 1 (broiler chickens)

Turkeys

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of approved brand(s) Drug concentration in DIN product
Claim 1 Piperazine 52 97% piperazine dihydrochloride equivalent to 525 g/kg (52.5%) piperazine base

Approved for use in meal or pellet feed

Claim 1

For removal of large roundworms (Ascaris) from turkeys.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

2000 mg/kg (0.20%) of piperazine in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration for a 24 hour period.

Caution

  1. Withhold feed overnight prior to medication.
  2. Provide ample hopper space.
  3. To aid in preventing re-infestation clean out the pens thoroughly shortly after medication.
  4. Good sanitation is important in controlling worm infestation.

Accepted Compatibilities

Nil

Swine

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of approved brand(s) Drug concentration in DIN product
Claim 1 Piperazine 52 97% piperazine dihydrochloride equivalent to 525 g/kg (52.5%) piperazine base

Approved for use in meal or pellet feed

Claim 1

For removal of large roundworms (Ascaris suum) and nodular worms (Oesophagostomum spp.) from swine.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

2960 mg/kg (0.296%) of piperazine in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration for a 24 hour period.

Caution

  1. Withhold feed overnight prior to medication.
  2. Provide ample feeder space.
  3. To aid in preventing re-infestation clean out the pens thoroughly following medication.
  4. Good sanitation is important in controlling worm infestation.
Note (required to appear on medicated feed labels)
  • Pigs most likely to benefit are those between 8-14 weeks of age, showing slow growth, uncertain appetite and pot-bellied appearance.

Accepted Compatibilities

Nil

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