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The Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2005

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Records of products administered to a food-producing animal under the cascade

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24.  (1)  A veterinary surgeon administering a veterinary medicinal product to a food-producing animal under the cascade, or permitting another person to administer it under his responsibility, must, as soon as is reasonably practicable, record—

(a)the date he examined the animals;

(b)the name and address of the owner;

(c)the identification and number of animals treated;

(d)the diagnosis;

(e)the trade name of the product if there is one;

(f)the manufacturer’s batch number shown on the product if there is one;

(g)the name and quantity of the active substances;

(h)the doses administered;

(i)the duration of treatment; and

(j)the withdrawal period.

(2) He must keep the record for at least five years.

(3) It is an offence to fail to comply with this regulation.

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