OPTIGRID® 45 (ractopamine hydrochloride)

OPTIGRID® 45 (ractopamine hydrochloride)

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  • Category: Feed Additives
  • Species: Beef Cattle
  • Active Ingredients:

    ractopamine hydrochloride

OPTIGRID® 45 (ractopamine hydrochloride)

Product Information

Optigrid® 45 (ractopamine hydrochloride Type A medicated article) can increase the weight gain and feed efficiency of cattle in confinement for slaughter. The product may be fed the last 28 to 42 days of the feeding period. 


Complete Feed: For increased rate of weight gain, improved feed efficiency and increased carcass leanness in cattle fed in confinement for slaughter during the last 28 to 42 days on feed.

 Top Dress Feed: For increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency in cattle fed in confinement for slaughter during the last 28 to 42 days on feed.

Note: Carcass leanness effects are not an approved indication for use when feeding ractopamine by Top Dress feeding methods.

Storage & Handling

Store at less than or equal to 25°C (77°F).

Active Ingredient or Composition

ractopamine hydrochloride

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: Optigrid® 45 (ractopamine hydrochloride): Not for human use. For use in feeds for cattle fed in confinement for slaughter. Not for animals intended for breeding. No withdrawal is necessary if directions are followed. The active ingredient in Optigrid 45, ractopamine hydrochloride, is a Beta-adrenergic agonist. Individuals with cardiovascular disease should exercise special caution to avoid exposure. Not for use in humans. Keep out of the reach of children. The Optigrid 45 formulation (Type A Medicated Article) poses a low dust potential under usual conditions of handling and mixing. When mixing and handling Optigrid 45 use protective clothing, impervious gloves, protective eye wear, and a NIOSH-approved dust mask. Operators should wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. If accidental eye contact occurs, immediately rinse eyes thoroughly with water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. The Safety Data Sheet (SDS) contains more detailed occupational safety information. To report suspected adverse drug events, for technical assistance or to obtain a copy of the SDS, contact Huvepharma, Inc. at 1-877-994-4883. View product label here.

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