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Rule 4741-1-12 | Embryo transfer: definition and practice.


(A) The practice of embryo transfer, as defined in Chapter 4741. of the Revised Code, will, at certain stages, require the services of a licensed veterinarian. Those stages may include, but are not limited to:

(1) Any surgical procedure performed for the purpose of embryo transfer; or

(2) The administration or dispensing of any controlled or prescription substance as defined in Chapter 4729. of the Revised Code, or in Chapter 4729. of the Administrative Code, or substances limited to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

(B) Any person who engages for a fee or other consideration in the practice listed in paragraph (A) of this rule, or in the generally accepted practice of veterinary medicine without being licensed to practice veterinary medicine, shall be guilty of practicing in violation of division (B) of section 4741.01 and division (A) of section 4741.19 of the Revised Code.

This rule shall be subject to the exemptions as specified in section 4741.20 of the Revised Code.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4741.03(C)(9), 4741.20
Amplifies: 4741.01(I), 4741.20
Five Year Review Date: 2/6/2022
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/1987, 11/30/2001