Consultation: Proposal to amend the list of maximum residue limits for veterinary drugs in foods - Proposed MRL 2023-1

Current status: Open

Opened on July 11, 2023 and will close to new input on September 24, 2023.

Health Canada is seeking comments on a proposal to amend the List of Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) for Veterinary Drugs in Foods (the List).

Health Canada's Veterinary Drugs Directorate (VDD):

The directorate conducts public consultations before Health Canada makes these changes to the List:

To meet Canada's international trade obligations, Health Canada also notifies the World Trade Organization of the consultation on the proposed MRLs.

Join in: How to participate

  1. Review the consultation document “Proposal to Amend the List of Maximum Residue Limits for Veterinary Drugs in Foods - Proposed MRL 2023-1”.
  2. Send us an email with your comments related to scientific or safety issues of the proposed MRLs.

Who is the focus of this consultation

Health Canada's VDD will engage with:

What happens after the consultation

Following the consultation, Health Canada will:

Related information

Contact us

Veterinary Drugs
Directorate Health Products and Foods Branch
Health Canada


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