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Home Category Blog What are Export Slaughter Interval (ESI) and Withholding Periods (WHP) for Cattle?
What are Export Slaughter Interval (ESI) and Withholding Periods (WHP) for Cattle? PDF Print E-mail

 

An Export Slaughter Interval (ESI) is the minimum time that should elapse between administration of a veterinary chemical to animals and their slaughter for export. ESIs manage differences between Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) allowed for chemicals in Australia and the MRLs of its trading partners. ESI advice is particularly important for quality assurance schemes, and especially for producers filling out the National Vendor Declaration (NVD) forms as part of the whole-of-chain management of exported product. ESIs have been agreed to by the cattle industry and the registrant of the veterinary chemical.

 

The Withholding Period (WHP) is the minimum period which must elapse between last administration or application of a veterinary chemical product, including treated feed, and the slaughter, collection, harvesting or use of the animal commodity for human consumption. WHPs are mandatory for domestic slaughter and are on the label of every registered product.

 

For individual product ESI and WHP check the product label or the back page of your NVD book.

 

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