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Fate of sodium pentobarbital in rendered products.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4037499     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The fate of pentobarbital through rendering was evaluated by following a group of euthanatized animals through a commercial rendering facility. Samples of material were collected at various points in the rendering process, and assays for pentobarbital were conducted by an ultraviolet spectrophotometric method. The results indicated that the pentobarbital, or a closely related analogue, survived rendering without undergoing degradation. The pentobarbital was distributed approximately equally between the meat and bone meal and tallow fractions. If pentobarbital-euthanatized animals are processed along with other raw materials throughout a day's production, the likelihood of significant residues being present in rendered products is minimal.
Authors:
J J O'Connor; C M Stowe; R R Robinson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of veterinary research     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0002-9645     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Vet. Res.     Publication Date:  1985 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-10-22     Completed Date:  1985-10-22     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375011     Medline TA:  Am J Vet Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1721-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animal Feed / analysis*
Animals
Birds
Bone and Bones / analysis
Cats
Dogs
Euthanasia / veterinary
Fats / analysis
Food Handling / methods
Hot Temperature
Meat / analysis*
Pentobarbital / analysis*
Spectrophotometry, Ultraviolet
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fats; 61789-97-7/tallow; 76-74-4/Pentobarbital

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