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Overcoming difficulties with cascade labelling
  1. Stuart McArthur and
  2. Lawrence Baker
  1. VetFormulary Project, c/o Holly House Veterinary Hospital, 468 Street Lane, Moortown, Leeds LS17 6HA
  1. e-mail: contact{at}

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A RECENT article in the veterinary press (Veterinary Times, June 6, 2011) discussed the release of customer information leaflets providing handling, storage and administration details for off-licence medicines. The article touched briefly on a significant issue for British practitioners, namely non-compliance with cascade labelling laws.

The article referred to Veterinary Medicines Directorate and RCVS reports last year, which highlighted high levels of non-compliance with the cascade labelling rules of the …

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