901:11-2-14 Farm chemicals and animal drugs.

(A) Animal biologics and other drugs intended for treatment of animals, and insecticides approved for use in dairy operations, shall be clearly labeled and used in accordance with label instructions, and shall be stored in a manner which will prevent accidental contact with milk and milk contact surfaces.

(B) Only drugs that are approved by the food and drug administration or biologics approved by the United States department of agriculture for use in dairy animals that are properly labeled according to the food and drug administration or the United States department of agriculture regulations shall be administered to such animals.

(C) When drug storage is located in the milkroom, milkhouse, or milking area, the drugs shall be stored on a shelf or in a storage unit and shall be stored in a manner which will prevent accidental contact with milk and milk contact surfaces. Such drugs shall further be segregated in such a way so that drugs labeled for use in lactating dairy animals are separated from drugs labeled for use in non-lactating dairy animals.

(D) Drugs labeled for use in non-dairy animals shall not be stored with drugs labeled for use in dairy animals. When drugs labeled for use in non-dairy animals are stored in the barn, the drugs shall be located in an area of the barn separate from the milking area.

(E) Herbicides, fertilizers, pesticides, and insecticides that are not approved for use in dairy operations shall not be stored in the milkhouse, milkroom, or milking area.

Replaces: 901:3-12-14

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/23/2010 and 03/23/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 917.02
Rule Amplifies: 917.02
Prior Effective Dates: 06/18/01, 06/06/2005