China Consults on the List of Veterinary Drug and Chemicals Prohibited from Food-Animal Use

China Consults on the List of Veterinary Drug and Chemicals Prohibited from Food-Animal UseOn 2 Sep 2019, the MoARA’s Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Bureau issued an announcement to solicit opinions on “list of veterinary drug and chemicals prohibited from food-animals”.

The list was compiled based on 3 previous ministerial announcements and reference to veterinary drug regulations in the EU, US and the CAC(Codex Alimentarius Commission) standard. A total of 21 types of veterinary drug and chemicals were included:

  1. Antimony potassium tartrate
  2. β- Receptor agonists: Arformoterol, Bambuterol, Brombuterol, Cimaterol, Cimbuterol, Clenbuterol, Clorprenaline, Formoterol, Mabutero, Phenylethanolamine A, Salbutamol, Zilpaterol, Ractopamine and relevant salts and esters.
  3. Mercury compound: Calomel, Mercurous acetate, Mercurous nitrate, Pyridyl mercurous acetate.
  4. Camahechlor
  5. Carbadox and relevant salts and esters.
  6. Carbofuran
  7. Chloramphenicol and relevant salts and esters
  8. Chlordimeform
  9. Dapsone
  10. Nitrofurans: Furacilinu, Furadantin, Furaltadone, Furazolidone, Nifurstyrenate sodium
  11. Lindane
  12. Malachite green
  13. Steroid hormones: Melengestrol Acetate, Methyltestosterone, Trenbolone
  14. Methaqualone
  15. Nitrovin
  16. Pentachlorophenol sodium
  17. Metronidazoles: Ronidazole, Tinidazole
  18. Sodium nitrophenolate
  19. Stilbens and relevant derivants: Dienoestrol, Diethylstilbestrol, Hexoestrol and relevant salts and esters
  20. Tryparsamile
  21. Vancomycin and relevant salts and esters

 The substance will be prohibited from use on all type of food-animals and their residue (toxicologically-significant metabolite) in animal edible part, milk, eggs, bee and relevant animal products shall conform to relevant MRL regulations.

Reference Link

MoARA's Annoucement (in Chinese)

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