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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 6]
[Revised as of April 1, 2020]
[CITE: 21CFR556.720]



TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER E - ANIMAL DRUGS, FEEDS, AND RELATED PRODUCTS

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

Sec. 556.720 Tetracycline.

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

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

(1) Cattle and sheep. (i) Kidney and fat: 12 ppm.

(ii) Liver: 6 ppm.

(iii) Muscle: 2 ppm.

(2) Chickens and turkeys. (i) Kidney and fat: 12 ppm.

(ii) Liver: 6 ppm.

(iii) Muscle: 2 ppm.

(3) Swine. (i) Kidney and fat: 12 ppm.

(ii) Liver: 6 ppm.

(iii) Muscle: 2 ppm.

(c) Related conditions of use. See §§ 520.2345c and 520.2345d of this chapter.

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