Information for participants: Arsenic threshold reminder

March 22, 2018 Comments Off

By grvnews

Greyhound Racing Victoria reminds participants to ensure their greyhounds do not chew or lick CCA treated (tanalised) timber as it contains the prohibited substance arsenic.

A number of cases presented to the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board in recent months have seen greyhounds presented to race with levels of arsenic in their system exceeding the 800 ng/mL urinary threshold.

GAR 83 (11) was introduced in July 2016, and several communications have been published to assist participants in avoiding a breach of the arsenic threshold.

Some explanations from participants for elevated readings have been that the greyhounds in question have chewed CCA (Copper, Chromium Read full article


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