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e-CFR Data is current as of July 28, 2014

Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 556—TOLERANCES FOR RESIDUES OF NEW ANIMAL DRUGS IN FOOD
Subpart B—Specific Tolerances for Residues of New Animal Drugs


§556.720   Tetracycline.

(a) Acceptable daily intake (ADI). The ADI for total tetracycline residues (chlortetracycline, oxytetracycline, and tetracycline) is 25 micrograms per kilogram of body weight per day.

(b) Tolerances. Tolerances are established for the sum of tetracycline residues in tissues of calves, swine, sheep, chickens, and turkeys, of 2 parts per million (ppm) in muscle, 6 ppm in liver, and 12 ppm in fat and kidney.

[63 FR 57246, Oct. 27, 1998]



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