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Veterinarian's name, address, and telephone number
Client's name, address (home or business), and telephone number
Date of VFD issuance
Premises where the animals specified in the VFD are located
Name of the VFD drug(s)
Concentration of VFD drug(s) in the feed, and duration of use
Number of refills authorized, if permitted by the drug approval
Withdrawal time, special instructions, or cautionary remarks
Species and product class of animals
Approximate number of animals to be treated by the VFD before the expiration date on the VFD
Indication for which the VFD is issued
Statement: "Use of feed containing this veterinary feed directive (VFD) drug in a manner other than as directed on the labeling (extra-label use), is not permitted."
An affirmation of intent for combination VFD drugs as described in 21 CFR 558.6(b)(6)
Expiration date of VFD (up to 6 months or as specified on drug label)
Veterinarian's electronic or written signature
These requirements are current as of the time of publication. For up-to-date VFD requirements, see the FDA VFD web page.