Agent Name

Avoparcin

CAS Number

37332-99-3

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

AV-290; Avoparcina [INN-Spanish]; Avoparcine [INN-French]; Avoparcinum [INN-Latin]; Avotan; Avotan 50; C-254; CL 81,588; Compound 254; LL-AV290; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Animal Feed Additives

Description

White solid; Hygroscopic; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as a veterinary antibiotic (glycopeptide produced by Streptomyces candidus) and growth promotant; [Merck Index]

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