901-19-01 Definitions.

As used in Chapter 901-19 of the Administrative Code:

(A) "Accessory reproductive tissue" includes but is not limited to epididymis.

(B) "Agricultural society" or "society" means a county agricultural society or an independent agricultural society that is organized under the laws of the state of Ohio.

(C) "Approved" when used in reference to drugs, means approval by the United States food and drug administration for use in the species indicated on the label.

(D) "Breed show or class" means a show or class limited to breeding stock of a specific breed of livestock.

(E) "Class" means a division within a show or exhibition as defined by a sponsor.

(F) "Department" means the department of agriculture created under section 121.02 of the Revised Code.

(G) "Designee" when used in reference to an exhibitor, means a member of the exhibitor's family or household or any other registered or authorized representative of the exhibitor.

(H) "Director" means the director of agriculture appointed pursuant to section 121.03 of the Revised Code.

(I) "Drug" means drug as defined in division (C) of section 4729.02 of the Revised Code and its metabolites.

(J) "Drug use notification form" means the document completed in accordance with rule 901-19-06 of the Administrative Code.

(K) "Exhibition drug residue legal" means an animal has not been administered a drug; or if administered a drug the withdrawal period has elapsed at the time the drug use notification form is completed.

(L) "Exhibitor" means any person who shows, displays, or exhibits livestock at an exhibition.

(M) "Extra label use" means the actual or intended use of a drug in livestock in a manner other than in accordance with the drug label directions.

(N) "Fair" means the annual exhibition held by the Ohio expositions commission, pursuant to division (A)(1) of section 991.03 of the Revised Code, or a county agricultural society or independent agricultural society, as reported to the director pursuant to rule 901-5-11 of the Administrative Code.

(O) "Family" means the immediate family of an exhibitor, including but not limited to the exhibitor's parent, step-parent, foster parent, grandparent, step-grandparent, foster grandparent, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister, half-brother, half-sister, son, daughter, step-son, step-daughter, or guardian.

(P) "Grand champion" means the highest placing livestock entry of a show.

(Q) "Household" means the permanent residence address of the exhibitor.

(R) "Immediately" means the time period between the cessation of administration of a drug and the point at which drug residues in the livestock are within tolerance levels or at zero tolerance, unless a safe level has been established by the United States food and drug administration.

(S) "Internal rule" means any rule adopted by a sponsor or applicable to the sponsor's exhibition, and includes all mandatory rules and those optional rules from which the sponsor does not exempt itself or its exhibition.

(T) "Junior livestock show" means a show limited to exhibitors nine years of age or in the third grade through nineteen years of age, or as authorized to participate in either 4-H, FFA or other youth organization.

(U) "Label" means the attached label or the accompanying brochure that lists the approved species, dose, route of administration, withdrawal time and any cautionary statement; a prescription label; the requirements of labeling for an extra label use drug as permitted by the United States food and drug administration; and information provided by the food animal residue avoidance databank (FARAD).

(V) "Licensed livestock facility" means a livestock facility licensed pursuant to Chapter 943. of the Revised Code or a similar law of another state.

(W) "Mandatory rule" means any rule adopted by the director relating to food safety or the health, safety, or welfare of livestock and from which a sponsor may not exempt itself or its exhibition.

(X) "Market flock style project" means ownership including an individual junior exhibitor, family of a junior exhibitor or a cooperative made up of junior exhibitors. Through this type of ownership, the junior exhibitor(s) are to care for, groom, and select any and all birds to be used in exhibitions as well as actively participate in any decision making processes for the flock.

(Y) "Market livestock" means exhibition livestock bred, raised and intended for slaughter for food purposes.

(Z) "Market poultry" means birds including, but not limited to, meat chickens, turkeys, geese and ducks.

(AA) "Non-terminal show" means a show in which no livestock is required to be slaughtered.

(BB) "Optional rule" means any rule adopted by the director from which a sponsor may exempt itself or its exhibition.

(CC) "Outstanding market project" means the exhibitor ranking highest in the outstanding market project competition in a show.

(DD) "Over the counter drug" means any drug that lawfully may be purchased without a prescription.

(EE) "Partial terminal show" means a show in which no fewer than the grand champion and reserve grand champion in each show or market class of livestock are sent directly to slaughter or to a licensed livestock facility no later than or immediately following the conclusion of the exhibition.

(FF) "Prescription" means prescription as defined in division (G) of section 4729.02 of the Revised Code.

(GG) "Quarantine" means isolation pursuant to section 941.07 of the Revised Code.

(HH) "Reserve grand champion" means the second highest placing livestock entry of a show.

(II) "Residue" means residues as defined in division (I) of section 941.01 of the Revised Code.

(JJ) "Show" means that part of the exhibition restricted to exhibiting a single species and category of livestock such as, by way of example, but not limited to, market steer, dairy goats and market lambs.

(KK) "Slick clipping" or "body shaving" means having hair that is less than one half inch in length on the body of market hogs.

(LL) "Terminal show" means a show in which all livestock entered in the show are sent directly to slaughter or to a licensed livestock facility no later than or immediately following the conclusion of the exhibition.

(MM) "Tolerance level" means the detectable level of a residue or other substance in livestock, in a livestock test sample, or in food, as that word is defined in division (A)(5) of section 3715.01 of the Revised Code, in a level less than or equal to the maximum level determined to be safe, acceptable or non-violative by the United States food and drug administration.

(NN) "Unlawful substance" means any of the following:

(1) Any drug prohibited by division (E)(1)(b) of section 901.76 or section 2925.04 of the Revised Code; or

(2) A substance which is not normally found in or does not naturally occur in livestock; or

(3) A substance which is normally found in or does naturally occur in livestock, but is detected or discerned in an amount or area greater than normal; or

(4) Any drug required to be listed, but which is not listed on a drug use notification form; or

(5) Any drug present in an animal regardless of how the drug came to be present if the drug was not administered under paragraph (A), (B) or (C) of rule 901-19-04 of the Administrative Code.

(OO) "Veterinarian" means any person licensed to practice veterinary medicine under Chapter 4741. of the Revised Code or under the similar laws of another state.

(PP) "Withdrawal period" or "withdrawal time" means the interval from the time livestock is removed from medication until all residues are within the tolerance level.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/17/2011 and 03/17/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 901.72
Rule Amplifies: 901.70
Prior Effective Dates: 7/6/95, 10/4/95, 6/23/96, 5/1/97, 6/1/98, 5/31/01, 2/15/03, 2/17/2006