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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Animal Remedies Law [2 VAC 5 ‑ 370]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description A regulation that establishes standards for manufacturers of animal remedies related to proper equipment and qualifications of personnel involved in the production of animal remedies; criteria for storage of biological products used in production; and specifies the methods of sampling and analysis of animal remedies.
State Authority Sections 3.2-109 , 3.2-4912 and 3.2-4914 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. The protection of the public's health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. The ensuring that over-the-counter animal medications are truthfully labeled.

Contact Information
Name / Title: David Gianino  / Program Manager, Office of Plant Industry Services
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-3515    FAX: (804)371-7793    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Changing Title 3.1 references to Title 3.2 as a result of the recodification of Title 3.1
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/04/2009.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
4/22/2024 Filed Pending
11/23/2016 Agency Completed Retain As Is
4/17/2012 Agency Completed Retain As Is
9/12/2001 Agency Completed Retain As Is