PENTOBARSOL™ (pentobarbital sodium) Euthanasia Injection

PENTOBARSOL™ (pentobarbital sodium) Euthanasia Injection


A Class II controlled substance, PENTOBARSOL™ (pentobarbital sodium) Euthanasia Injection is a highly-toxic parenteral solution specifically designed for rapid, painless and humane euthanasia of animals. Available in 250 mL multiple-dose plastic bottles. Each mL contains 6 grains of pentobarbital sodium and green dye to establish a distinctive color. 

Dosage & Administration: 

  • For intravenous (preferred), intracardial, intrapleural or intraperitoneal injection.
  • Small animals: 1 mL per 10 lb of body weight.​
  • Horses and other large animals:  1 mL per 10 lb of body weight to a maximum dose of 100 mL.   

Active(s)/Ingredient(s): pentobarbital sodium
Pack size(s): 250ml
Documents: Package insert get_app SDS get_app

Important safety information

FOR VETERINARY EUTHANASIA ONLY. POISON. Keep out of reach of children. This is a highly‐toxic parenteral solution designed for rapid, painless and humane euthanasia of animals. If human exposure occurs, seek medical attention. Caution should be exercised to avoid contact with the drug or accidental self‐injections. Must not be used for therapeutic purposes. Do not use in animals intended for food.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARD: This product is toxic to wildlife. Birds and mammals feeding on treated animals may be killed. Euthanized animals must be properly disposed of by deep burial, incineration, or other method in compliance with state and local laws, to prevent consumption of carcass material by scavenging wildlife.​​

To report suspected adverse drug events, for technical assistance or to obtain a copy of the Safety Data Sheet (SDS), contact Dechra at (866) 933‐2472 or visit www.dechra‐

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