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FDA/Center for Veterinary Medicine

Survey #1, qualitative analyses for pentobarbital residue

Dry dog food samples purchased in Laurel, MD, area, March - June 1998

 

 

KEY Yes = confirmed for presence of pentobarbital

No = failed to confirm for presence of pentobarbital

No result = analyses failed quality assurance requirements

 

Rendered ingredients: AD = animal digest

AF = animal fat

BBM = beef and bone meal

BT = beef tallow

MBM = meat and bone meal

 

NOTES 3-4 ppb = Estimated limit for confirming pentobarbital with highest confidence

ppb = parts-per-billion pentobarbital, by weight (nanograms per gram)

 

n = not given or not legible


 


Rendered ingredients

(position in ingredient list)

Confirmed for the presence of pentobarbital?

Brand

Name

Formulation

Name

Lot

Number

Beef Meal(1)

yes

Nutro

Premium

10:19 2AR7JJ

Beef Meal(1)

yes

Nutro

Premium

00:512BA7256259101069704

MBM(2) AF(6) AD(7)

yes

Ol'Roy

Krunchy Bites & Bones

V033

MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8)

yes

Ol'Roy

Premium Formula with Chicken Protein and Rice

V093

MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8)

yes

Ol'Roy

Premium Formula with Chicken Protein and Rice

V071

MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9)

yes

Ol'Roy

High Performance with Chicken Protein and Rice

V073

MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9)

no result

Ol'Roy

High Performance with Chicken Protein and Rice

V073

MBM(2) AF(6) AD(7)

yes

Ol'Roy

Krunchy Bites & Bones

V153

MBM(2) AF(5)

yes

Trailblazer

Chunk Premium Quality

029813:30\A/2

MBM(2) AF(5)

yes

Trailblazer

Chunk Premium Quality

A5981315\A/R (?)

MBM(2) AF(5)

yes

Trailblazer

Bite Size Ration

A5889911A\A/1

MBM(2) AF(5)

yes

Trailblazer

Bite Size Ration

030800113\A/2

MBM(2) AF(4)

no

Pedigree

Mealtime

814EL0011E

MBM(2) AF(4)

no

Pedigree

Mealtime

816GL154D

MBM(2) AF(6)

no

Pedigree

Meaty Chunks with Rice and Vegetables

811FL0027E

MBM(2) AF(6)

no

Pedigree

Meaty Chunks with Rice and Vegetables

811FL2211E

MBM(2) AF(3)

yes

Dad's

Bite Size Meal

17:42

MBM(2) AF(3)

yes

Dad's

Bite Size Meal

7:12

MBM(2) AF(6)

yes

Weis Value

Chunky and Moist

Feb 0599x

MBM(2) AF(6)

yes

Weis Value

Puppy Food

99N132

BBM(2) AF(5)

no

Friskies

Come'n Get It

8104LP-61156

BBM(2) AF(6)

no

Friskies

Alpo

8015LP 60501

BBM(2) AF(6)

no

Friskies

Alpo

8096LP-60531

MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6)

yes

Super G

Chunk Style

V113

MBM(3) AD(5) AF(6)

no

Ol'Roy

Lean Formula

V013

MBM(3) AD(5) AF(6)

no

Ol'Roy

Lean Formula

V073

MBM(3) AF(5)

no result

Richfood

High Protein Dog Meal

1R04018

MBM(3) AF(5)

no

Richfood

High Protein Dog Meal

1R03308

MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6)

yes

Richfood

Chunk Style

1R0478

MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6)

yes

Richfood

Chunk Style

3R05088

MBM(3) AF(5)

no

Richfood

Gravy Style Dog Food

3R010598

MBM(3) AF(5)

yes

Richfood

Gravy Style Dog Food

3R06078

MBM(3) AF(5) Beef Dgst(7)

no

Super G

Gravy Style Dog Food

V013


 

Rendered ingredients

(position in ingredient list)

Confirmed for the presence of pentobarbital?

Brand

Name

Formulation

Name

Lot

Number

MBM(3) AF(5) Beef Dgst(7)

no

Super G

Gravy Style Dog Food

V093

MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6)

yes

Super G

Chunk Style

V003

MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6)

yes

Super G

Chunk Style

V113

MBM(3) AF(4)

yes

Pet Essentials

Chunk Style

0-0046-L9

MBM(3) AF(4)

yes

Pet Essentials

Chunk Style

D-1106-L9

MBM(3) AF(5)

yes

America's Choice

Krunchy Kibble

3R

MBM(3) AF(5)

yes

America's Choice

Krunchy Kibble

R

MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6)

yes

Weis Value

Crunchy Dog Food

99N052

MBM(3) AF(5) Beef Dgst(7)

yes

Weis Value

Gravy Style Dog Food

N092

MBM(3) AF(7) AD(8)

yes

Weis Value

High Protein Dog Food

N072

BBM(3) AD(4) AF(5)

yes

Ol'Roy

Meaty Chunks and Gravy

K5 0825

BBM(3) AD(4) AF(5)

no

Ol'Roy

Meaty Chunks and Gravy

V90051

BBM(3) AF(4) AD(5)

yes

Ken-L Ration

Gravy Train Beef, Liver and Bacon Flavor

W20351

BBM(3) AF(4) AD(5)

yes

Ken-L Ration

Gravy Train Beef, Liver and Bacon Flavor

W31203

BBM(3) AF(6)

no

Purina

Mainstay

U2326-L8

BBM(3) AF(6)

no

Purina

Mainstay

U1529-L6

BBM(3) BT(4)

no result

Purina

Dog Chow

E1837-L2

BBM(3) AF(6)

no

Friskies

Come'n Get It

8082L9-62159

BBM(3) AF(4)

yes

Ken-L Ration

Gravy Train

W12123

BBM(3) AF(4)

yes

Ken-L Ration

Gravy Train

W11525

BBM(3) BT(4)

no

Purina

Little Bites

U0502L4

BBM(3) BT(4)

no

Purina

Little Bites

U1201-L4

BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9)

no

Heinz

Kibbles 'n Bits Jerky

L70600

BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9)

yes

Heinz

Kibbles 'n Bits Jerky

L2 228

BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9)

no

Heinz

Kibbles 'n Bits 'n Bits 'n Bits

L200:38

BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9)

no

Heinz

Kibbles 'n Bits 'n Bits 'n Bits

L7 0448

MBM(4) AF(6)

yes

Weis Value

Kibbles Variety Mix

Mar 0999z

MBM(4)

yes

Kibble Select

Premium Dog Food

11P

MBM(4)

yes

Kibble Select

Premium Dog Food

1238

BBM(4) BT(6)

no

Fieldmaster

Fieldmaster

C1334-L3

BBM(4) AF(6)

no

Fieldmaster

Fieldmaster

U2108-L5

BBM(4) BT(6)

no

Purina

High Pro

U1829L6

BBM(4) BT(6)

no

Purina

High Pro

U1749-L6

BBM(4) AF(6)

no

Purina

Grrravy

U1643-L7

BBM(4) AF(6)

no

Purina

Grrravy

U1059-L6


 

Rendered ingredients

(position in ingredient list)

Confirmed for the presence of pentobarbital?

Brand

Name

Formulation

Name

Lot

Number

BBM(4) AF(6) AD(7)

yes

Heinz

Kibbles 'n Bits Puppy

L1-0343

BBM(4) BT(7) Dried AD(10)

no

Purina

Dog Chow Senior

U2055L3

BBM(4) BT(7) Dried AD(10)

no

Purina

Dog Chow Senior

U0303L4

BT(4) BBM(10)

no

Purina

Kibbles and Cheezy Chews

N-0113-L10-E

BT(4) BBM(10)

no

Purina

Kibbles and Cheezy Chews

N-19-58-L11-W

MBM(5) AF(7)

yes

Champ Chunx

Bite Size Dog Food

H20054

BBM(5) AF(6)

no

Purina

Kibbles and Chunks

N-20-37-L10-E

BBM(5) AF(6)

no

Purina

Kibbles and Chunks

I-21-10-L10-E

BBM(5) BT(6)

no

Purina

Butcher's Blend

N1224-L20

BBM(5) BT(6)

no

Purina

Butcher's Blend

N-1723-L20

BBM(5) AD(8)

no

Heinz

Kibbles 'n Bits Lean

L30906

BBM(5) AD(8)

yes

Heinz

Kibbles 'n Bits Lean

L2 1156

BT(5)

no

Purina

Dog Chow

U1239-L2

BT(5)

no

ProPlan

Beef and Rice Adult

U2053-L2

BT(5)

yes

ProPlan

Beef and Rice Adult

U0131 L2

BBM(6) BT(7)

no

Purina

Fit & Trim

U0557L3

BBM(6) BT(7)

no

Purina

Fit & Trim

U2133-L4

BT(6)

yes

ProPlan

Beef and Rice Puppy

E0601-L3

BT(6)

yes

ProPlan

Beef and Rice Puppy

E0359 L2

MBM(7) AF(9)

no

Ol'Roy

Dinner Rounds Soft Dry Dog Food

8D30PB1

MBM(7) AF(8)

yes

Reward

Dinner Rounds Dog Food

8C19PA1

MBM(7) AF(8)

no

Reward

Dinner Rounds Dog Food

8D23PB1


Survey #2, quantitative analyses for pentobarbital residue

Dry dog food samples purchased in Laurel, MD, area, December 2000

 

KEY

 

QUANTITATIVE ANALYSES

 

ppb = parts-per-billion pentobarbital, by weight (nanograms per gram)

--- = not found above 1 ppb limit of detection

a = found in 1-2 ppb range, but not accurately measurable

 

QUALITATIVE ANALYSES

 

yes = confirmed for presence of pentobarbital

no = failed to confirm for presence of pentobarbital

blank = not analyzed by qualitative method

Rendered ingredients: AD = animal digest

AF = animal fat

BBM = beef and bone meal

BT = beef tallow

MBM = meat and bone meal

 

NOTES 1 ppb = Lowest concentration for detecting pentobarbital with some confidence

2 ppb = Lowest concentration for measuring pentobarbital accurately

3-4 ppb = Estimated limit for confirming pentobarbital with highest confidence

n = not given or not legible

 


 

Rendered ingredients (position in ingredient list)

Measured

(ppb)

Confirmed for presence of pentobarbital?

Brand

Name

Formulation

Name

 

Lot Number

MBM(2) AF(5) BBM(6) AD(8)

10.0

yes

Old Roy

Puppy Formula, Beef Flavor

0407003

MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8)

---

 

Old Roy

Premium Chicken and Rice

0409002

MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8)

32.0

yes

Old Roy

Puppy Formula, Chicken and Rice

0415002

MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8)

a

no

Richfood

Dog Food Chunk Style

50 09:50 1

MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9)

a

 

Old Roy

High Performance Chicken and Rice

0417002

MBM(2) AF(5)

---

 

Pedigree

Meaty Chunks Mealtime

046DT0117C

MBM(2) AF(5) AD(7)

a

 

Safeway

High Protein

0650 EA

MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9)

3.9

yes

Richfood

High Protein Dog Meal

50 22:34 1

MBM(2) AF(6)

---

 

Pedigree

MealTime Large Crunchy Bites

935CK0906E

MBM(2) AF(8) AD(9)

a

no

Safeway

Puppy food

EB2206

MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9)

15.0

yes

Weis

Total High Energy Chicken and Rice

?17 09:23 2

BBM(2) AF(5) MBM(7)

---

 

Friskies

Come and Get it--Beef, Chicken, Liver

0269LP70610

BBM(2) BT(6) AD(8)

---

 

American Fare

Bites and Bones

C1800 L1

MBM(3) AD(5) AF(6)

3.9

yes

Old Roy

Lean Formula

0409003

MBM(3) AD(4) AF(5)

---

 

Old Roy

Meaty Chunks and Gravy

V80333

MBM(3) AF(5) AD(7)

---

 

Safeway

Tasty Nuggets

EB 22:00

MBM(3) AF(5) Beef Digest(7)

4.5

yes

Super G

Gravy Style Dog Food

n

MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6)

16.4

yes

Super G

Chunk Style Dog Food

0415003

BBM(3) AF(4) AD(5)

---

 

Heinz

KenL Ration Gravy Train Beef Liver and Bacon

W3 0819

BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9)

a

 

Heinz

Kibbles N Bits Original, Chicken and Beef

L72111

BBM(3) AF(6) AD(8)

25.1

yes

Heinz

Kibbles and Bits Beefy Bits

L22027

BBM(3) BT(4)

---

 

Purina

Dog Chow Little Bites

C 0202 L2

AF(3)

---

 

Hills

Science Diet Senior, 7+, small bites

K02350044

AF(3)

8.4

yes

Dad's

Bite Size Meal Chicken and Rice

n

BT(3)

11.6

yes

PetGold

Master Diet Puppy Formulation

11:17 EA

MBM(4) AF(6)

---

 

Safeway

Small Bites

00:14 EC

MBM(4) AF(6)

---

 

Weis

Total Pet Kibbles

n

MBM(4)

---

 

Dad's

Kibble Select

n

BBM(4) AF(6) AD(7)

2.8

no

Heinz

Kibbles and Bits Puppy

L70222

BBM(4) BT(6)

---

 

Fieldmaster

Adult

C2258L4

BBM(4) BT(5)

---

 

Purina

Puppy chow, Beef Flavor

C0559 L1

BBM(4) BT(6)

---

 

Purina

Kibbles and Chunks Beef Flavor

C234 L1

AF(4)

---

 

Neura

Special Diet Formulation 300

SM017311:37

Rendered ingredients (position in ingredient list)

Measured

(ppb)

Confirmed for presence of pentobarbital?

Brand

Name

Formulation

Name

 

Lot

Number

AF(4)

---

 

Nature's Recipe

Easy to Digest

NT B 18:41

AF(4)

---

 

Friskies

Alpo Lamb Meal Rice and Barley

0237UA20635

AF(4)

---

 

Pedigree

Mealtime with Lamb and Rice

045C50933C

AF(4)

---

 

Hills

Science Diet Large Breed Adult

K07360152

AF(4) MBM(5) AD(6)

---

 

Heinz

KenL Ration Choice Blend

W4 1947

BT(4)

---

 

PetGold

Master Diet Adult Formulation

EA 09:25

MBM(5) AF(6)

---

 

American Fare

High Protein

C0935 L6

BBM(5) BT(7) AD(8)

---

 

Purina

Dog Chow Senior 7+

C 2159 L2

BBM(5) BT(6) AD(8)

---

 

American Fare

Adult Formulation

n

BBM(5) BT(7) AD(8)

---

 

Purina

One Beef and Rice

C 0405 L2

BBM(5) BT(6)

---

 

Purina

Butchers Blend

N 0751 L20

AF(5)

---

 

Hills

Science Diet Large Breed Canine, Puppies

142K51737

AF(5)

---

 

Safeway

Lamb Meal and Rice

EB1556

AF(5)

a

 

Neura

Special Diet Formulation 200

SM002714:27

BT(5) AD(9)

---

 

ProPlan

Beef and Rice, Adult Formulation

V0621L2

BT(5) BBM(6)

---

 

Safeway

Kibbles and Munchy Chews

F061414

BT(5) BBM(6)

---

 

American Fare

Kibbles and Munchy Morsels

C1931 L2

MBM(6) AF (7)

---

 

Heinz

Reward Dinner Rounds

P1 1238

AF(6) BBM(8)

---

 

Friskies

Alpo Complete Puppy

0007UA22125

AF(6)

---

 

Nature's Recipe

Lifestages Senior Lamb and Rice

V80449

AF(6)

---

 

Hills

Science Diet Sensitive Stomach

K12251603

AF(6)

---

 

Hills

Science Diet Sensitive Skin

K15350650

AF(6)

---

 

Pedigree

Puppy

0420S1702C

BT(6) AD(8)

---

 

American Fare

Puppy Formulation

D 0756 L8

BT(7)

---

 

Safeway

Select Adult Dog Formulation (Nutra Balance)

E2200L3

BT(7)

---

 

Maxximum Nutrition

Lamb and Rice Formula

n

Meat Meal(7)

---

 

Flavorite

Kibbles Dog Food

3104269

 

February 28, 2001

Edited for Typographical Errors -- March 1, 2002