02 NCAC 52J .0602          PROHIBITED USES

Carbon monoxide may not be used to euthanize animals in certified facilities in any manner inconsistent with guidelines for the use of carbon monoxide approved by the entities referenced in 02 NCAC 52J .0401. Additionally, carbon monoxide shall not be used to euthanize the following animals in certified facilities:

(1)           Animals that appear to be less than 16 weeks of age;

(2)           Animals that are pregnant;

(3)           Animals that are near death.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 19A-24(5);

Eff. March 23, 2009.