ARCHIVED - List of Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) for Veterinary Drugs in Foods - May 22, 2013

This List of Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) for Veterinary Drugs in Foods sets out the level of residue that could safely remain in the tissue or food product derived from a food-producing animal that has been treated with a veterinary drug. It is incorporated by reference in the  Marketing Authorization for Maximum Residue Limits for Veterinary Drugs in Foods.

Publication date: May 22, 2013

List of Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) for Veterinary Drugs in Foods
Column I

Veterinary Drug
Column II

Name of the Substance
for Drug Analysis
Purposes
Column III

Foods
Column IV

Maximum
Residue Limits
p.p.m.
Albendazole Albendazole-2-aminosulfone Liver of cattle 0.2
Altrenogest Altrenogest Kidney of swine 0.002
Liver of swine 0.001
Ampicillin Ampicillin Fat of cattle 0.01
Kidney of cattle 0.01
Liver of cattle 0.01
Muscle of cattle 0.01
Kidney of swine 0.01
Liver of swine 0.01
Muscle of swine 0.01
Skin and fat of swine 0.01
Milk of cattle 0.01
Amprolium Amprolium Kidney of chickens 1.0
Liver of chickens 1.0
Muscle of chickens 0.5
Kidney of turkeys 1.0
Liver of turkeys 1.0
Muscle of turkeys 0.5
Eggs 7.0
Apramycin Apramycin Kidney of swine 0.1
Arsanilic acid Arsenic Liver of chickens 2.0
Muscle of chickens 0.5
Liver of swine 2.0
Muscle of swine 0.5
Liver of turkeys 2.0
Muscle of turkeys 0.5
Eggs 0.5
Buquinolate Buquinolate Kidney of chickens 0.4
Liver of chickens 0.4
Muscle of chickens 0.1
Skin and fat of chickens 0.4
Ceftiofur Desfuroyl-ceftiofur Fat of cattle 2.0
Kidney of cattle 6.0
Liver of cattle 2.0
Muscle of cattle 1.0
Fat of sheep 2.0
Kidney of sheep 6.0
Liver of sheep 2.0
Muscle of sheep 1.0
Kidney of swine 5.0
Liver of swine 2.0
Muscle of swine 1.0
Skin and fat of swine 2.0
Milk of cattle 0.1
Cephapirin Cephapirin Fat of cattle 0.1
Kidney of cattle 0.1
Liver of cattle 0.1
Muscle of cattle 0.1
Milk of cattle 0.02
Chlortetracycline Chlortetracycline Fat of calves 1.0
Kidney of calves 4.0
Liver of calves 4.0
Muscle of calves 1.0
Kidney of cattle 0.1
Liver of cattle 0.1
Muscle of cattle 0.1
Kidney of chickens 4.0
Liver of chickens 1.0
Muscle of chickens 1.0
Skin and fat of chickens 1.0
Kidney of sheep 1.0
Liver of sheep 0.5
Muscle of sheep 0.1
Kidney of swine 4.0
Liver of swine 2.0
Muscle of swine 1.0
Skin and fat of swine 0.2
Kidney of turkeys 4.0
Liver of turkeys 1.0
Muscle of turkeys 1.0
Skin and fat of turkeys 1.0
Clopidol Clopidol Kidney of chickens 15.0
Liver of chickens 15.0
Muscle of chickens 5.0
Kidney of turkeys 15.0
Liver of turkeys 15.0
Muscle of turkeys 5.0
Danofloxacin Danofloxacin Kidney of cattle 0.4
Liver of cattle 0.07
Muscle of cattle 0.07
Decoquinate Decoquinate Fat of cattle 2.0
Kidney of cattle 2.0
Liver of cattle 2.0
Muscle of cattle 1.0
Kidney of chickens 2.0
Liver of chickens 2.0
Muscle of chickens 1.0
Skin and fat of chickens 2.0
Fat of goats 2.0
Kidney of goats 2.0
Liver of goats 2.0
Muscle of goats 1.0
Diclazuril Diclazuril Liver of chickens 3.0
Muscle of chickens 0.5
Skin and fat of chickens 1.0
Liver of turkeys 3.0
Muscle of turkeys 0.5
Skin and fat of turkeys 1.0
Dihydrostreptomycin Dihydrostreptomycin Milk of cattle 0.125
Dinitolmide (Zoalene) Dinitolmide, including the metabolite 3-amino-5-nitro-o-toluamide Kidney of chickens 6.0
Liver of chickens 6.0
Muscle of chickens 3.0
Skin and fat of chickens 2.0
Liver of turkeys 3.0
Muscle of turkeys 3.0
Skin and fat of turkeys 3.0
Doramectin Doramectin Liver of cattle 0.07
Muscle of cattle 0.03
Liver of swine 0.035
Muscle of swine 0.01
Enrofloxacin Desethylene ciprofloxacin Liver of cattle 0.07
Muscle of cattle 0.02
Eprinomectin Eprinomectin B1a Liver of cattle 1.0
Muscle of cattle 0.1
Milk of cattle 0.02
Erythromycin Erythromycin Kidney of chickens 0.125
Liver of chickens 0.125
Muscle of chickens 0.125
Skin and fat of chickens 0.125
Kidney of swine 0.1
Liver of swine 0.1
Muscle of swine 0.1
Skin and fat of swine 0.1
Kidney of turkeys 0.125
Liver of turkeys 0.125
Muscle of turkeys 0.125
Skin and fat of turkeys 0.125
Milk of cattle 0.05
Fenbendazole Fenbendazole Liver of cattle 0.45
Liver of swine 4.5
Florfenicol Florfenicol amine Liver of cattle 2.0
Muscle of cattle 0.2
Muscle of salmonids 0.8
Liver of swine 1.4
Muscle of swine 0.25
Flunixin Flunixin free acid Liver of cattle 0.08
Muscle of cattle 0.02
Gentamicin Gentamicin Kidney of swine 0.4
Kidney of turkeys 0.1
Liver of turkeys 0.1
Muscle of turkeys 0.1
Skin and fat of turkeys 0.1
Halofuginone Halofuginone Liver of chickens 0.1
Hydrocortisone Hydrocortisone Milk of cattle 0.01
Ivermectin 22, 23-dihydro-avermectin B1a Liver of cattle 0.07
Liver of sheep 0.03
Liver of swine 0.015
Ketoprofen Ketoprofen Kidney of cattle 0.8
Muscle of cattle 0.25
Kidney of swine 0.5
Muscle of swine 0.1
Milk of cattle 0.05
Lasalocid Lasalocid Liver of cattle 0.65
Skin and fat of chickens 0.35
Levamisole hydrochloride Levamisole Fat of cattle 0.1 - calculated as levamisole hydrochloride
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Fat of sheep
Kidney of sheep
Liver of sheep
Muscle of sheep
Kidney of swine
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine
Skin and fat of swine
Lincomycin Lincomycin Liver of chickens 0.5
Muscle of chickens 0.1
Liver of swine 0.5
Muscle of swine 0.1
Maduramicin Maduramicin Skin and fat of chickens 0.4
Melengestrol acetate Melengestrol acetate Fat of cattle 0.014
Liver of cattle 0.006
Monensin Monensin Fat of cattle 0.05
Kidney of cattle 0.05
Liver of cattle 0.05
Muscle of cattle 0.05
Kidney of chickens 0.05
Liver of chickens 0.05
Muscle of chickens 0.05
Skin and fat of chickens 0.05
Kidney of turkeys 0.05
Liver of turkeys 0.05
Muscle of turkeys 0.05
Skin and fat of turkeys 0.05
Milk of cattle 0.01
Morantel tartrate N-methyl-1,3-propanediamine Liver of cattle 0.5
Milk of cattle 0.1
Moxidectin Moxidectin Fat of cattle 0.55
Narasin Narasin Fat of chickens 0.5
Muscle of chickens 0.05
Liver of swine 0.05
Muscle of swine 0.05
Neomycin Neomycin Fat of calves 0.25
Kidney of calves 0.25
Liver of calves 0.25
Muscle of calves 0.25
Nicarbazin N,N1-bis(4-nitrophenyl)urea Kidney of chickens 4.0
Liver of chickens 4.0
Muscle of chickens 4.0
Skin and fat of chickens 4.0
Nitarsone Arsenic Liver of turkeys 2.0
Muscle of turkeys 0.5
Novobiocin Novobiocin Fat of cattle 1.0
Kidney of cattle 1.0
Liver of cattle 1.0
Muscle of cattle 1.0
Kidney of chickens 1.0
Liver of chickens 1.0
Muscle of chickens 1.0
Skin and fat of chickens 1.0
Kidney of turkeys 1.0
Liver of turkeys 1.0
Muscle of turkeys 1.0
Skin and fat of turkeys 1.0
Oxytetracycline Oxytetracycline Fat of cattle 1.2
Kidney of cattle 1.2
Liver of cattle 0.6
Muscle of cattle 0.2
Kidney of chickens 1.2
Liver of chickens 0.6
Muscle of chickens 0.2
Skin and fat of chickens 1.2
Muscle of lobsters 0.2
Muscle of salmonids 0.2
Fat of sheep 1.2
Kidney of sheep 1.2
Liver of sheep 0.6
Muscle of sheep 0.2
Kidney of swine 1.2
Liver of swine 0.6
Muscle of swine 0.2
Skin and fat of swine 1.2
Kidney of turkeys 1.2
Liver of turkeys 0.6
Muscle of turkeys 0.2
Skin and fat of turkeys 1.2
Eggs 0.4
Honey 0.3
Penicillin G Penicillin G Fat of cattle 0.05
Kidney of cattle 0.05
Liver of cattle 0.05
Muscle of cattle 0.05
Kidney of swine 0.05
Liver of swine 0.05
Muscle of swine 0.05
Skin and fat of swine 0.05
Kidney of turkeys 0.01
Liver of turkeys 0.01
Muscle of turkeys 0.01
Skin and fat of turkeys 0.01
Milk of cattle 0.01 I.U./ml
Pirlimycin Pirlimycin Liver of cattle 0.5
Muscle of cattle 0.3
Milk of cattle 0.4
Polymyxin B Polymyxin B Milk of cattle 4.0 u/ml
Pyrantel tartrate N-methyl-1,3-propanediamine Kidney of swine 10.0 - calculated as pyrantel tartrate
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine 1.0 - calculated as pyrantel tartrate
Robenidine hydrochloride Robenidine Kidney of chickens 0.1 - calculated as robenidine hydrochloride
Liver of chickens
Muscle of chickens
Skin and fat of chickens 0.2 - calculated as robenidine hydrochloride
Roxarsone Arsenic Liver of chickens 2.0
Muscle of chickens 0.5
Liver of swine 2.0
Muscle of swine 0.5
Liver of turkeys 2.0
Muscle of turkeys 0.5
Eggs 0.5
Salinomycin Salinomycin Liver of cattle 0.35
Skin and fat of chickens 0.35
Liver of swine 0.35
Spectinomycin Spectinomycin Kidney of chickens 0.1
Liver of chickens 0.1
Muscle of chickens 0.1
Skin and fat of chickens 0.1
Streptomycin Streptomycin Milk of cattle 0.125
Sulfabenzamide Sulfabenzamide Fat of cattle 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Fat of sheep
Kidney of sheep
Liver of sheep
Muscle of sheep
Milk of cattle 0.01 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Sulfacetamide Sulfacetamide Fat of cattle 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Fat of sheep
Kidney of sheep
Liver of sheep
Muscle of sheep
Milk of cattle 0.01 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Sulfachlorpyridazine Sulfachlorpyridazine Fat of cattle 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Kidney of swine
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine
Skin and fat of swine
Sulfadiazine Sulfadiazine Fat of cattle 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Fat of horses
Kidney of horses
Liver of horses
Muscle of horses
Muscle of salmonids
Fat of sheep
Kidney of sheep
Liver of sheep
Muscle of sheep
Kidney of swine
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine
Skin and fat of swine
Sulfadimethoxine Sulfadimethoxine Fat of cattle 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Kidney of chickens
Liver of chickens
Muscle of chickens
Skin and fat of chickens
Fat of horses
Kidney of horses
Liver of horses
Muscle of horses
Muscle of salmonids
Kidney of swine
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine
Skin and fat of swine
Kidney of turkeys
Liver of turkeys
Muscle of turkeys
Skin and fat of turkeys
Milk of cattle 0.01 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Sulfadoxine Sulfadoxine Fat of cattle 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Kidney of swine
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine
Skin and fat of swine
Milk of cattle 0.01 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Sulfaethoxypyridazine Sulfaethoxypyridazine Fat of cattle 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Kidney of swine
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine
Skin and fat of swine
Milk of cattle 0.01 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Sulfaguanidine Sulfaguanidine Fat of cattle 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Fat of horses
Kidney of horses
Liver of horses
Muscle of horses
Fat of rabbits
Kidney of rabbits
Liver of rabbits
Muscle of rabbits
Fat of sheep
Kidney of sheep
Liver of sheep
Muscle of sheep
Kidney of swine
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine
Skin and fat of swine
Milk of cattle 0.01 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Sulfamerazine Sulfamerazine Fat of cattle 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Fat of sheep
Kidney of sheep
Liver of sheep
Muscle of sheep
Kidney of swine
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine
Skin and fat of swine
Sulfamethazine Sulfamethazine Fat of cattle 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Kidney of chickens
Liver of chickens
Muscle of chickens
Skin and fat of chickens
Kidney of ducks
Liver of ducks
Muscle of ducks
Skin and fat of ducks
Kidney of geese
Liver of geese
Muscle of geese
Skin and fat of geese
Fat of goats
Kidney of goats
Liver of goats
Muscle of goats
Fat of horses
Kidney of horses
Liver of horses
Muscle of horses
Fat of sheep
Kidney of sheep
Liver of sheep
Muscle of sheep
Kidney of swine
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine
Skin and fat of swine
Kidney of turkeys
Liver of turkeys
Muscle of turkeys
Skin and fat of turkeys
Milk of cattle 0.01 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Sulfanilamide Sulfanilamide Fat of cattle 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Fat of sheep
Kidney of sheep
Liver of sheep
Muscle of sheep
Kidney of swine
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine
Skin and fat of swine
Milk of cattle 0.01 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Sulfanitran Sulfanitran Kidney of chickens 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Liver of chickens
Muscle of chickens
Skin and fat of chickens
Kidney of turkeys
Liver of turkeys
Muscle of turkeys
Skin and fat of turkeys
Sulfapyridine Sulfapyridine Fat of cattle 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Kidney of swine
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine
Skin and fat of swine
Milk of cattle 0.01 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Sulfaquinoxaline Sulfaquinoxaline Fat of cattle 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Kidney of chickens
Liver of chickens
Muscle of chickens
Skin and fat of chickens
Fat of rabbits
Kidney of rabbits
Liver of rabbits
Muscle of rabbits
Fat of sheep
Kidney of sheep
Liver of sheep
Muscle of sheep
Kidney of turkeys
Liver of turkeys
Muscle of turkeys
Skin and fat of turkeys
Milk of cattle 0.01 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Sulfathiazole Sulfathiazole Fat of cattle 0.1 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Kidney of chickens
Liver of chickens
Muscle of chickens
Skin and fat of chickens
Kidney of ducks
Liver of ducks
Muscle of ducks
Skin and fat of ducks
Kidney of geese
Liver of geese
Muscle of geese
Skin and fat of geese
Fat of goats
Kidney of goats
Liver of goats
Muscle of goats
Fat of horses
Kidney of horses
Liver of horses
Muscle of horses
Fat of sheep
Kidney of sheep
Liver of sheep
Muscle of sheep
Kidney of swine
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine
Skin and fat of swine
Kidney of turkeys
Liver of turkeys
Muscle of turkeys
Skin and fat of turkeys
Milk of cattle 0.01 - singly or in combination with other sulfonamides listed in this Table
Teflubenzuron Teflubenzuron Muscle of salmonids 0.3
Skin of salmonids 3.2
Tetracycline Tetracycline Fat of calves 0.25
Kidney of calves 0.25
Liver of calves 0.25
Muscle of calves 0.25
Kidney of chickens 0.25
Liver of chickens 0.25
Muscle of chickens 0.25
Skin and fat of chickens 0.25
Fat of sheep 0.25
Kidney of sheep 0.25
Liver of sheep 0.25
Muscle of sheep 0.25
Kidney of swine 0.25
Liver of swine 0.25
Muscle of swine 0.25
Skin and fat of swine 0.25
Kidney of turkeys 0.25
Liver of turkeys 0.25
Muscle of turkeys 0.25
Skin and fat of turkeys 0.25
Thiabendazole Thiabendazole and total 5-hydroxythiabendazole metabolites (free form, glucuronide and sulfate conjugates) Fat of cattle 0.1
Kidney of cattle 0.1
Liver of cattle 0.1
Muscle of cattle 0.1
Fat of goats 0.1
Kidney of goats 0.1
Liver of goats 0.1
Muscle of goats 0.1
Fat of sheep 0.1
Kidney of sheep 0.1
Liver of sheep 0.1
Muscle of sheep 0.1
Milk of cattle 0.05
Tiamulin 8-alpha-hydroxy-mutilin Liver of swine 0.4
Tilmicosin Tilmicosin Liver of cattle 1.6
Trenbolone Acetate α-Trenbolone Liver of cattle 0.01
β-Trenbolone Muscle of cattle 0.002
Trimethoprim Trimethoprim Muscle of salmonids 0.1
Tylosin Tylosin Fat of cattle 0.2
Kidney of cattle 0.2
Liver of cattle 0.2
Muscle of cattle 0.2
Kidney of chickens 0.2
Liver of chickens 0.2
Muscle of chickens 0.2
Skin and fat of chickens 0.2
Kidney of swine 0.2
Liver of swine 0.2
Muscle of swine 0.2
Skin and fat of swine 0.2
Kidney of turkeys 0.2
Liver of turkeys 0.2
Muscle of turkeys 0.2
Skin and fat of turkeys 0.2
Zeranol Zeranol Liver of cattle 0.01
Muscle of cattle 0.002
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