923.43 Label information.

(A) Except as otherwise provided in division (B) of this section for a customer-formula feed, a commercial feed distributed in this state shall be labeled with the following information:

(1) Net weight of contents, which may be stated in metric units in addition to avoirdupois weight;

(2) Product name, and brand name if any, under which the feed is distributed;

(3) Name and principal address of the manufacturer or distributor;

(4) Guaranteed analysis of the feed stated in terms that the director of agriculture, by rule, determines are required to advise the user of the composition of the feed or to support claims made in the labeling. In all cases, the substances or elements shall be determinable by laboratory methods published by the association of official analytical chemists.

(5) Common name of each ingredient used in the manufacture of the feed. The director, by rule, may permit the use of a collective term for a group of ingredients all of which perform the same function or eliminate the listing of feed ingredients when it no longer serves a useful purpose.

(6) Directions for the safe and effective use of any feed that contains any drug and for any other feed that the director, by rule, determines to require such directions;

(7) Any precautionary statements that the director, by rule, determines are necessary for the safe and effective use of the feed.

(B) A customer-formula feed distributed in this state shall be labeled with the following information:

(1) Name and principal address of the manufacturer;

(2) Name and address of the purchaser;

(3) Date of delivery;

(4) Product name, and brand name if any, of each commercial feed and all other ingredients used in the mixture;

(5) Net weight of each commercial feed used and of any other feed ingredient used;

(6) Directions for the safe and effective use of any customer-formula feed that contains any drug and for any other customer-formula feed that the director, by rule, determines to require such directions;

(7) If a drug-containing product is used, a statement of the purpose of the drug, the established name of each active drug ingredient, and the amount of each drug used in the final mixture;

(8) Any precautionary statements that the director, by rule, determines are necessary for the safe and effective use of the customer-formula feed.

(C) Upon the request of the director, each manufacturer or distributor shall furnish the director with the label for any commercial feed he distributes in this state.

Cite as R.C. § 923.43

History. Effective Date: 07-27-1990