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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter EPart 556Subpart B → §556.500


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


§556.500   Oxytetracycline.

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

(b) Tolerances. The tolerances for the sum of tetracycline residues are:

(1) Cattle. (i) Muscle: 2 ppm.

(ii) Liver: 6 ppm.

(iii) Fat and kidney: 12 ppm.

(iv) Milk: 0.3 ppm.

(2) Chickens and turkeys. (i) Muscle: 2 ppm.

(ii) Liver: 6 ppm.

(iii) Fat and kidney: 12 ppm.

(3) Finfish. Muscle (with adhering skin when edible): 2 ppm.

(4) Lobster. Muscle: 2 ppm.

(5) Swine and sheep. (i) Muscle: 2 ppm.

(ii) Liver: 6 ppm.

(iii) Fat and kidney: 12 ppm.

(6) Honey. 750 ppb.

(c) Related conditions of use. See §§520.1660a, 520.1660c, 520.1660d, 522.1660a, 522.1660b, 522.1662a, 522.1664, 529.1660, 558.450, and 558.455 of this chapter.

[84 FR 32993, July 11, 2019, as amended at 85 FR 18121, Apr. 1, 2020]

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