Directive Banning Certain Hormones/Beta-Agonists in Livestock (1981/602)

Title: Directive Banning Certain Hormones/Beta-Agonists In Livestock

Category: EU Directive

Date: 1981

Reference: 81/602/EEC [Full text not available]

General Description:

This Directive prohibits the placing on the market of stilbenes, stilbene derivatives, their salts and esters, and thyrostatic substances for administering to animals of all species other than for certain stated therapeutic and veterinary purposes. It also provides for the prohibition of the placing on the market of beta-agonists for administering to animals which are intended to be for human consumption. The Directive enters into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal (23 May 1996), and Member States had to comply with its provisions by 1 July 1997.

Pertinence to Agriculture: Animal Health, Livestock Health, Veterinary Drugs, Veterinary Medicines, Veterinary Treatments

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