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Order No. 533 on veterinary use, administration and prescription of drugs for animals.

Type of law

This Regulation sets rules on the provision of veterinarian procurement, storage, use, dispensation and prescription of drugs and medicine for animals. It also gives guidelines on authorized medicinal products for animals, non-authorized substances and the prohibition and restrictions of certain hormones administration in drugs. Treatment of livestock must comply with authorized drugs in adherence to EU regulations.
The Regulation consists of 14 Chapters and 3 Appendices: Scope and definitions (1); Authorized medicine foor animals (2); Ban and restriction on the use of certain hormones (3); Medicine for animals reserved for veterinary use (4); Administration of drugs for animals (5); Use, dispensing and prescribing prescription drugs (6); Use, dispensing and prescribing of antiparasitic drugs (7); Preventive treatment (8); Regulated administration of prescription drugs (9); Treatment of horses with drugs for which there is not a maximum limit value (10); Retention periods (11); Veterinary records, authorization and reporting to Vetstat (12); Veterinary procurements, storage, use, dispensation and prescription of prescription drugs for animals (13); Penalties and entry into force (14).
Appendix 1 - List of extemporaneous products pursuant to article 4, section 1, No. 3.
Appendix 2 - List of prohibited substances.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
1 June 2014.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om dyrl gers anvendelse, udlevering og ordinering af l gemidler til dyr.