Table 1.

Use of AGPs in Denmark from 1994 through 2000a

Growth promoterAntimicrobial classAmt used (kg) in:
1994199519961997199819992000
AvilamycinOligosaccharide4331,6652,7406707910
AvoparcinbGlycopeptide24,1175,690
BacitracincPolypeptide13,6897,9108,3998,5443,94563
CarbadoxdQuinoxaline-di-N-oxide10,0121,1811,9854,1531,803293
FlavomycinFlavophospholipol7748189366650
MonensinIonophor4,7555,0074,7413,00893500
OlaquindoxdQuinoxaline-di-N-oxide22,48316,21313,48617,59528,4459,344
SalinomycinIonophor21385075946011300
SpiramycincMacrolide955071530.30
TylosincMacrolide37,11152,27568,35062,00913,1481,827
VirginiamycineStreptogramin2,8012,5905,05510,6448920
 Total115,78693,936105,548107,17949,29412,2830
  • a See reference 8.

  • b Banned in Denmark in May 1995; approval suspended in the European Union in 1997.

  • c Approval suspended in the European Union from July 1999.

  • d Banned by the European Union in 1999 because of toxicity.

  • e Banned in Denmark in January 1998; approval suspended in the European Union from July 1999.