Substances not permitted for use on food-producing animals in Australia

The following substances are not permitted for use on food-producing animals in Australia:

  • Carbadox
  • Chloramphenicol
  • Clenbuterol (except for tocolysis as per the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) approved label)
  • Diethylstilboestrol and related compounds (hexoestrol, dienoestrol)
  • Fluoroquinolones
  • Nitrofurans (including furazolidone and nitrofurazone)
  • Nitroimidazoles (except dimetridazole for use on birds not intended for human consumption and breeders, as per the APVMA approved label)
  • Phenylbutazone
  • Salbutamol
  • Thyrostats (e.g. thiouracil)

 

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