VICH GL46 Studies to evaluate the metabolism and residue kinetics of veterinary drugs in food-producing animals: metabolism study to determine the quantity and identify the nature of residues

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Reference numberEMEA/CVMP/VICH/463072/2009
Published07/04/2011
Effective from01/02/2012
KeywordsVICH, consumer safety, residues of veterinary drugs in human food, metabolism in target animals
DescriptionThis document provides recommendations for internationally-harmonized test procedures to study the quantity and nature of residues of veterinary drugs in food-producing animals. It is one of a series developed to facilitate the mutual acceptance of residue chemistry data for veterinary drugs used in food-producing animals in the VICH regions.


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First version

Current version

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PDF iconDraft guideline

In operation: 01/02/2012–present


Published: 22/12/2009


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