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Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods
16/10/2016 - 20/10/2016 | Houston, United States of America


The 23rd Session of the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods will be held from October 17th–21st 2016 in Houston, United States of America.
The Session will begin at 09:30, Monday, October 17th. The Session will be conducted in English, French and Spanish.

On Sunday 16th October there will be physical working group on unintended presence of residues of veterinary drugs in food commodities resulting from the carry-over of drug residues into feed from 09:00 to 12:00 at the same venue.


There will be following side events to be held in conjunction with the Session:
1. New Approach to Evaluating Exposure - Sunday 16th October 13:30-15:00 (see programme). Download presentation.
2. Testing of priority Rating System for New Work - Sunday 16th October 15:30-16:30 (see programme). Download examples and presentation.
3. Seminar for the first time delegates - Sunday 16th October 17:00-18:00
4. Electronic Platform for EWG's one year on - Wednesday 19th October 12:30-14:30 (see programme)


All participants should provide their information (names and addresses) through the online registration system by accessing the link below, latest by 17th September 2016.

Login and password for the online registration have been provided to all Codex Contact Points and Contact Point of Observers Organizations. If the login and password have not been received, please contact
Only in case of technical difficulty, the registration form should be sent directly to the CCRVDF Secretariat.


The documents for the session are available in English, French and Spanish and will be placed on the Codex website as soon as they are prepared. NB! We kindly remind you to obtain all documentation from the Codex website prior to the meeting.

More information are available in the Information for Delegates document in the table here below.

Related documents

ItemDescriptionUpload date
Document Reference
1Provisional Agenda08/04/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/1
0.1Information for Delegates08/04/2016
6.2Proposed draft MRLs for ivermectin (cattle fat, kidney, liver, muscle), teflubenzuron (salmon fillet, muscle) and zilpaterol hydrochloride (cattle kidney, liver, muscle) (at Step 3)08/04/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/6
5Proposed draft RMR for gentian violet at Step 308/04/2016
6.1Proposed draft MRLs for ivermectin (cattle muscle) and lasalocid sodium (chicken, turkey, quail and pheasant kidney, liver, muscle, skin+fat) at Step 408/04/2016
101Information document for support to the discussion on the Maximum Residues Limits and Risk Management Recommendations for Veterinary Drugs31/05/2016
RVDF/23 INF/01
3Matters of Interest arising from FAO/WHO and from the 81st Meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA)25/06/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/3
2Matters Referred by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other subsidiary bodies 02/08/2016
5.1Comments at Step 3 11/08/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/5
3.1Activities of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture relevant to Codex work 12/08/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/3 Add.1
8Global survey to provide information to the CCRVDF to move compounds from the database on countries’ needs for MRLs to the JECFA Priority List (Report of EWG) and Database on countries’ needs for MRLs22/08/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/9
9Draft priority list of veterinary drugs requiring evaluation or re-evaluation by JECFA (replies to CL 2015/18-RVDF)23/08/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/10
4Report on the OIE Activities, Including the Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Veterinary Medicinal Products (VICH)02/09/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/4
7.1Discussion Paper on Unintended Presence of Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Food Commodities Resulting from the Carry-Over of Drug Residues into Feed01/09/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/7
6.3Comments at Step 3 13/09/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/6 Add.1
7.2Discussion Paper on the Establishment of a Rating System to Establish Priority for CCRVDF Work 15/09/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/8
8.1CCRVDF Database in countries'needs for MRLs04/10/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/9 Add.1
201Division of Competence between the European Union and its Member States12/08/2016
202Report of the Physical Working Group on Unintended Presence of Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Food Commodities Resulting from the Carry-Over of Drug Residues in Feed 12/08/2016
225Report of In-Session Working Group on Draft Priority List of Veterinary Drugs Requiring Evaluation or Re-Evaluation by JECFA12/08/2016
Report of the 23rd Session of the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs04/01/2017
5.2Late Comments at Step 306/10/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/5 Add.1
9.1Additional Replies to CL 2015/18-RVDF07/10/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/10 Add.1
6.4Late comments at Step 3 12/08/2016
CX/RVDF 16/23/6 Add.2
204Comments of Senegal on Agenda Items 2, 3, 4, 5, 7.1, 812/08/2016
205Comments of the African Union on Agenda Items 2, 3, 4, 7.1, 812/08/2016
206Comments of El Salvador on Agenda Items 7.1, 7.2, 812/08/2016
208Comments of Egypt12/08/2016
209Comments of HealthforAnimals on Agenda Item 312/08/2016
210Comments of Nigeria on Agenda Items 2, 3, 3.1, 4, 5, 7.1, 7.2, 812/08/2016
211Comments of Thailand on Agenda Item 8, 912/08/2016
212Comments of Mali on Agenda Items 5, 6.2, 7.1, 812/08/2016
214Comments of Indonesia on Agenda Items 5, 6.212/08/2016
215Comments of India on Agenda Items 3, 5, 6.1, 6.2, 7.1, 812/08/2016
216Comments of Argentina on Agenda Items 6.1, 6.2, 7.1, 7.2, 812/08/2016
217Comments of Ecuador on Agenda Items 6.1, 6.2, 7.1, 7.2, 8, 912/08/2016
218Comments of Republic of Korea on Agenda Items 5, 6.1, 6.2, 812/08/2016
219Comments of Panama on Agenda Items 5, 6.1, 6.2, 8, 912/08/2016
220Comments of HealthforAnimals on Agenda Item 912/08/2016
203Comments of El Salvador, European Union, Philippines on Agenda Item 6.112/08/2016
221Comments of Trinidad and Tobago on Agenda Items 3, 5, 6.1, 7.1, 812/08/2016
222Priority List Nomination on Agenda Item 9 - submitted by New Zealand 12/08/2016
207OPENING REMARKS Vice Chairperson CAC Mahamadou Sako 12/08/2016
213OPENING REMARKS Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety Brian Ronholm 12/08/2016
223OPENING REMARKS Codex Secretary Tom Heilandt 12/08/2016
224Report of the Side-Event: “Testing of Priority Rating System for New Work”12/08/2016
226Presentation of the Chair26/10/2016
227All files zip collection