901-19-04 Prohibited practices.

This is a mandatory rule.

No person shall:

(A) Administer or cause or permit to be administered a prescription drug to livestock either immediately before an exhibition or during an exhibition unless the prescription drug is administered:

(1) By or under the supervision and direction of a veterinarian; and,

(2) Only in accordance with label directions; and,

(3) In conjunction with a valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship; and,

(4) For a valid medical purpose; and,

(5) A drug use notification form is completed and filed in accordance with the applicable requirements of rule 901-19-06 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Administer or cause or permit to be administered an over the counter drug to livestock either immediately before an exhibition or during an exhibition unless the over the counter drug is administered:

(1) By or under the supervision or direction of the exhibitor, the exhibitor's designee, the owner of the livestock or a veterinarian; and,

(2) Only in accordance with label directions; and,

(3) Only for a valid medical purpose; and,

(4) A drug use notification form is completed and filed in accordance with the applicable requirements of rule 901-19-06 of the Administrative Code.

(C) Administer or cause or permit to be administered either a prescription drug or an over the counter drug other than in accordance with the drug's label directions unless extra label use of the drug is:

(1) By or under the supervision and direction of a veterinarian; and,

(2) Only in accordance with the extra label directions provided by the veterinarian; and,

(3) In conjunction with a valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship; and,

(4) For a valid medical purpose; and,

(5) A drug use notification form is completed and filed in accordance with the applicable requirements of rule 901-19-06 of the Administrative Code; and,

(6) An extended withdrawal time is assigned to the drug by the veterinarian as part of the extra label directions and reported on the drug use notification form.

(D) Show, sell, or offer for sale any livestock which contains an unlawful substance or has been subjected to unacceptable practices.

(E) Show any livestock which contains a drug in an amount which exceeds the tolerance level if established or safe level; or, a drug for which the withdrawal period has not elapsed. Unless administered in accordance with paragraph (A), (B) or (C) of this rule.

(F) Sell or offer for sale in an auction at a terminal or partial terminal show an animal that contains a drug in an amount which exceeds the tolerance level if established or safe level; or, a drug for which the withdrawal period has not elapsed. Unless administered in accordance with paragraph (A), (B) or (C) of this rule.

(G) Exhibit an animal which has been tranquilized.

(H) Make a false statement on a drug use notification form.

(I) Fail to file or update a drug use notification form as required by 901-19-06 of the Administrative Code.

(J) Negligently cause an unlawful substance to be present in an animal.

(K) Fail to sign a chain of custody form.

(L) Violate a mandatory rule.

(M) Violate any optional rule from which a sponsor could have exempted itself or its exhibition, but did not.

(N) Fail to render assistance as provided by section 901.73 of the Revised Code.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/13/2010 and 08/13/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 901.72
Rule Amplifies: 901.72 , 901.73 , 901.74 , 901.76
Prior Effective Dates: 7/6/95, 10/4/95, 6/23/96, 5/1/97, 6/1/98