Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

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Published: 1995-12-04

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1995 No. 451

AGRICULTURE
Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

Made
4th December 1995

Coming into operation
15th January 1996

The Department of Agriculture, being a Department designated(1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to the common agricultural policy of the European Community, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by that section and sections 66(1), 68(1), (1A)(3) and (3), 69(1), (3), (6) and (7), 70(1), 73(3), 74(1), 74A(4), 84 and 86 of the Agriculture Act 1970(5) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, after consultation with such persons or organisations as appear to it to represent the interests concerned, hereby makes the following Regulations:—

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 199.5, and shall come into operation on 15th January 1996.

Interpretation

2.—(1) In these Regulations—

“the Act” means the Agriculture Act 1970;

“additive” means any substance, or preparation containing any substance, other than a premixture, which, when incorporated into a feeding stuff, is likely to affect its characteristics or livestock production;

“ash” means the matter which results from the treatment of a feeding stuff in accordance with the appropriate procedure described in method 12 of Schedule 2 to the Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982(6);

“complementary feeding stuff” means a mixture of feeding stuffs which has a high content of certain substances and which, by reason of its composition, is sufficient for a daily ration only if it is used in combination with other feeding stuffs;

“complete feeding stuff” means a compound feeding stuff which, by reason of its composition, is sufficient to ensure a daily ration;

“compound feeding stuff” means a mixture of products of vegetable or animal origin in their natural state, fresh or preserved, or products derived from the industrial processing thereof, or organic or inorganic substances, whether or not containing additives, for oral animal feeding in the form of complete feeding stuffs or complementary feeding stuffs;

“daily ration” means the average total quantity of feeding stuff, expressed on a 12 per cent moisture basis, required daily by an animal of a given kind, age group and level of production in order to satisfy all its nutritional needs;

“energy value” means the energy value of a feeding stuff calculated in accordance with the relevant method described in Schedule 9;

“fat” means the extract obtained following the treatment of a feeding stuff in accordance with the appropriate procedure described in method 3 of Schedule 2 to the Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982(7);

“feeding stuff”, subject to regulation 15(10), has the meaning attributed to it by section 66(1) as modified by regulation 20(1);

“feeding stuff intended for a particular nutritional purpose” means a compound feeding stuff, the composition or method of manufacture of which distinguishes it from other feeding stuffs and from the type of products defined in Council Directive 90/167/EEC, laying down the conditions governing the preparation, placing on the market and use of medicated feeding stuffs in the Community(8), and in respect of which any indication is given that it is intended for a particular nutritional purpose;

“fibre” means the organic matter calculated following the treatment of a feeding stuff in accordance with the procedure described in method 9 of Schedule 2 to the Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982(9);

“ingredient” means—

(a)
a product of vegetable or animal origin, in its original state, fresh or preserved;

(b)
any product derived from such a product by industrial processing; or

(c)
any organic or inorganic substance,

whether containing additives or not, which is intended for circulation as a straight feeding stuff or for the preparation of a compound feeding stuff or as a carrier of a premixture;

“medicinal product” and “medicinal purpose” have the meanings assigned to them by section 130(1) and (2) respectively of the Medicines Act 1968(10);

“milk replacer feed” means a compound feeding stuff administered in dry form, or after reconstitution with a given quantity of liquid, for feeding young animals as a supplement to, or substitute for, post-colostral milk or for feeding calves intended for slaughter;

“mineral feeding stuff” means a complementary feeding stuff which is composed mainly of minerals and which contains at least 40 per cent by weight of ash;

“minimum storage life” means, in relation to a compound feeding stuff, the date until which, under proper storage conditions, that feeding stuff retains its specific properties;

“molassed feeding stuff” means a complementary feeding stuff prepared from molasses and which contains at least 14 per cent by weight of total sugar expressed as sucrose;

“moisture” means water and other volatile material determined in accordance with the procedure described in method 2 of Schedule 2 to the Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982;

“name” in relation to an additive, means the name used in relation to an additive referred to in paragraph 6(1) of, or specified in the Table to, Schedule 4;

“national list” means the list of manufacturers of compound feeding stuffs published in London by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food for the purposes of Article 3a(2)(a) of Council Directive 74/63/EEC on undesirable substances and products in animal nutrition(11);

“oil” means the extract obtained following the treatment of a feeding stuff in accordance with the appropriate procedure described in method 3 of Schedule 2 to the Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982;

“particular nutritional purpose” means the purpose of satisfying any nutritional requirement of pet animals or productive livestock, the process of assimilation or absorption of which, or the metabolism of which, may be temporarily impaired, or is temporarily or permanently impaired, and which may therefore benefit from ingestion of a feeding stuff capable of achieving that purpose;

“pet food” means a feeding stuff for pet animals and “compound pet food” shall be construed accordingly;

“premixture” means a mixture of additives, or a mixture of one or more additives with substances used as carriers, intended for the manufacture of feeding stuffs;

“protein” means the matter obtained as a result of treatment of a feeding stuff in accordance with the procedure described in method 4 of Schedule 2 to the Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982(12);

“protein equivalent of urea, biuret, urea phosphate and diureidoisobutane” means the amount of urea, biuret, urea phosphate and diureidoisobutane nitrogen multiplied by 6.25;

“starch” means the matter obtained as the result of treatment of a feeding stuff in accordance with method 30a or 30b, as appropriate, of Schedule 2 to the Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982; and

“straight feeding stuff” means a vegetable or animal product in its natural state, fresh or preserved, and any product derived from the industrial processing thereof, and any single organic or inorganic substance, whether or not it contains any additive, intended as such for oral animal feeding.

(2) Any reference in these Regulations to a numbered section shall, unless the reference is to a section of a specified Act, be construed as a reference to the section bearing that number in the Act.

(3) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(13) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Descriptions of animals prescribed for the purpose of the definition of feeding stuff

3.  For the purposes of the definition of feeding stuff in section 66(1), bulls, cows, steers, heifers, calves, sheep, lambs, goats, kids, swine, piglets, horses, foals, deer, rabbits (other than pet rabbits), mink, partridges, pheasants, poultry, bees and farmed fish are prescribed animals.

Prescribed descriptions of material

4.  The description of material prescribed for the purposes of sections 68(1) and 69(1) shall be any material usable as a feeding stuff (other than a straight feeding stuff intended for use as a pet food), and any material usable as an ingredient or additive in such a feeding stuff.

Matters required and permitted to be contained in a statutory statement or otherwise declared

5.  The particulars, information and instructions required, and the particulars, information and instructions permitted, to be contained in a statutory statement or otherwise declared shall comply with the provisions of Schedule 1 and Part I of Schedule 8.

Forms of statutory statement

6.—(1) In the case of material of the prescribed description delivered in a package or other container the statutory statement shall either—

(a)take the form of a label attached to that package or container; or

(b)be clearly marked directly thereon;

and in the case of such material delivered in bulk, the statutory statement shall take the form of a document relating to each consignment.

(2) The particulars, information and instructions required by section 68(1) and permitted by section 68(1A) to be contained in a statutory statement shall—

(a)be clearly separate from any other information;

(b)be in English; and

(c)be legible and indelible.

(3) For the purposes of section 69 (marking of material prepared for sale), material of the prescribed description which is contained in a package or other container shall be labelled or marked in the manner prescribed in relation to such material in paragraph (1), and such material in bulk shall be marked by the display in as close proximity to the material as may be practicable of a document relating thereto.

(4) In this regulation “the prescribed description” means the description prescribed by regulation 4.

Time by which a statutory statement relating to certain material must be given

7.  For the purpose of section 68(3), any statutory statement required to be given on the sale of any straight feeding stuff delivered in bulk may be given as soon as practicable after delivery to the purchaser.

Register of marks

8.—(1) As respects any straight feeding stuff, the matters required by section 69(1) to be marked on that material may be denoted by a mark whose meaning can be ascertained by reference to a register kept in accordance with this regulation.

(2) In the case of any compound feeding stuff, not being of a standard formulation on general sale by the seller concerned, which is specially manufactured or mixed to the order of a particular purchaser, there shall be an indication in a document, label or notice which is readily apparent and unequivocally associated with the material, of the type of feeding stuff and of the name or trade name and of the address or registered office of the manufacturer. The other matters required by section 69(1) to be marked on the material may be denoted by a mark whose meaning can be ascertained by reference to a register kept in accordance with this regulation.

(3) The register shall show those matters to which the mark relates, being matters required to be contained in a statutory statement relating to the material to which the mark relates, and the date of entry of those particulars in the register, and entries relating to material of a kind mentioned in paragraph (2) shall include the name and address of the purchaser, the date of the order and the amount ordered.

(4) The register shall be kept as a separate record in book form marked on the outside “Register of marks under section 69(6) of the Agriculture Act 1970” and shall be kept on the premises where the material is held for the purpose of selling it in the course of trade for use as a feeding stuff, save that if the material is in a public store the register shall be kept on the premises of the person who has the material for sale.

(5) The period for which the register is to be preserved in accordance with section 69(7) shall be a period of six months commencing on the first day on which none of the materials referred to in the register remains on the premises, for sale as aforesaid.

(6) The register shall be made and kept by the seller concerned.

Corltrol of premixtures

9.—(1) A person shall not sell any premixture in a bag or container which is not labelled or marked in accordance with paragraph (2) and Part II of Schedule 8.

(2) Every label or mark required by paragraph (1) shall conform to the provisions of regulation 6(1) and (2) as if such label or mark were a statutory statement.

Limits of Limitation

10.  For the purposes of section 74, the limits of variation in relation to any mis-statement in a statutory statement or mark as to the nature, substance or quality of a feeding stuff, where the mis-statement relates to an analytical constituent specified in the first column of Schedule 3 or to the energy value of a feeding stuff so specified, shall be as set out with respect to that constitutent or value in the second column of that Schedule.

Assigned meanings

11.  For the purposes of section 70, there shall be assigned to the expressions “complementary feeding stuff”, “complete feeding stuff”, “compound feeding stuff”, “feeding stuff”, “milk replacer feed”, “mineral feeding stuff” and “molassed feeding stuff” in each case the meaning given to that expression by regulation 2(1).

Manner of packaging and sealing compound feeding stuffs, additives and premixtures

12.—(1) Subject to paragraphs (2), (3) and (4), a person shall not sell a compound feeding stuff or any additive or premixture, unless it is in a bag or container and unless that bag or container is sealed in such a way that, when the bag or container is opened, the seal is damaged and cannot be re-used.

(2) Compound feeding stuffs may be sold in bulk, in unsealed bags or in unsealed containers in the case of—

(a)deliveries between producers or sellers of compound feeding stuffs;

(b)deliveries from producers of compound feeding stuffs to packaging enterprises;

(c)compound feeding stuffs obtained by mixing grain or whole fruit;

(d)blocks or licks;

(e)small quantities not exceeding 50 kg in weight, which are intended for the final user and are taken directly from a bag or container which, before opening, complied with the sealing provision of paragraph (1).

(3) Compound feeding stuffs may be sold in bulk, or in unsealed containers, but not in unsealed bags, in the case of—

(a)direct deliveries from the producer to the final user;

(b)molassed feeding stuffs consisting of less than three ingredients;

(c)pelleted feeding stuffs.

(4) Additives and premixtures may be sold in bulk, in unsealed bags or in unsealed containers in the case of deliveries to manufacturers of premixtures or feeding stuffs.

Meanings of names and purity of materials

13.—(1) For the purposes of section 70, any name of a material specified in column 2 of Schedule 2 shall have the meaning assigned thereto in column 3 of that Schedule.

(2) A person shall not sell, or have in possession with a view to sale, for use as a feeding stuff—

(a)a vegetable material named in this sub-paragraph, of which the minimum botanical purity is less than the proportion specified in each case:

rapeseed expeller —
94%;

extracted rapeseed —
94%;

linseed expeller —
93%;

extracted linseed —
93%;

broken rice —
99%;

(b)a vegetable material specified in column 2 of Schedule 2 other than one named in sub-paragraph (a), of which the botanical purity is less than 95%.

Control of added substances contained in feeding stuffs

14.—(1) A person shall not sell, or have in possession with a view to sale for use as a feeding stuff, or use as a feeding stuff, any material containing any additive, or sell, or have in possession with a view to sale for incorporation in a feeding stuff, any additive, unless—

(a)where the additive is contained in any material, the additive is referred to in paragraph 6(1) of, or in the Table to, Schedule 4 and the material complies with the relevant provisions of that Schedule;

(b)where the additive is not so contained, it is referred to in paragraph 6(1) of, or in the Table to, Schedule 4; or

(c)the additive, whether or not contained in any material or in a preparation is—

(i)an enzyme (other than of a type referred to in Part X of the Table to Schedule 4); or

(ii)a micro-organism.

(2) A person shall not—

(a)sell, or have in possession with a view to sale for use as a feeding stuff, or use as a feeding stuff, any material containing any additive which is an enzyme (other than of a type referred to in Part X of the Table to Schedule 4) or a micro-organism, whether or not the enzyme or micro-organism is contained in a preparation; or

(b)sell, or have in possession with a view to sale, for incorporation in a feeding stuff, any such enzyme or micro-organism,

unless, in accordance with Article 3(a) of Council Directive 93/113/EC(14) supplementing Council Directive 70/524/EEC concerning additives in feeding stuffs(15),

(i)an identification note in the form contained in Annex II to that Directive, relating to the enzyme, micro-organism or preparation in question, and prepared by the person responsible for selling or otherwise supplying the same, was received by the Department of Agriculture; and

(ii)the enzyme or, as the case may be, micro-organism or preparation, is included in the list of authorised products referred to in that Article.

(3) A person shall not—

(a)sell, or have in possession with a view to sale for use as a feeding stuff, or use as a feeding stuff, any material containing any additional which is an enzyme (other than of a type referred to in Part X of the Table to Schedule 4) or a micro-organism, whether or not the enzyme or micro-organism is contained in a preparation, or

(b)sell, or have in possession with a view to sale for incorporation in a feeding stuff, any such enzyme or micro-organism,

unless, in accordance with Article 3(b) of Council Directive 93/l 13/EC, and before that date, a dossier relating to the enzyme, micro-organism or preparation m question, and prepared by the person who requested its inclusion in the list of authorised products referred to in paragraph (2)(b)(ii), has been received by the Department of Agriculture.

(4) Paragraphs (1) to (3) shall not apply to any substance which is—

(a)for use in accordance with a written direction given by a veterinary surgeon or veterinary practitioner for the treatment of a particular animal or particular animals under his care;

(b)a medicinal product or for use for a medicinal purpose in a feeding stuff.

(5) A person shall not use as a feeding stuff material containing any added substance, not being a substance of a name or description specified in paragraph 6(1) of, or in the Table to, Schedule 4, which is deleterious to animals of any description specified in regulation 3, to pet animals, to human beings or to the environment.

(6) A person shall not sell, or have in possession with a view to sale, for use as a feeding stuff, any complementary feeding stuff which, when diluted as specified by the manufacturer for feeding to animals, contains levels of additives which exceed those specified in Schedule 4 in relation to complete feeding stuffs.

Control of feeding stuffs and ingredients containing undesirable substances

15.—(1) A person shall not sell, or have in possession with a view to sale, for use as a feeding stuff, or use as a feeding stuff, any material specified in column 2 of Part I of Schedule 5 which contains any substance specified in column 1 of that Part, in excess of the level specified in relation thereto in column 3 thereof.

(2) A person shall not sell, or have in possession with a view to sale, any complementary feeding stuff which contains a substance specified in column 1 of Part I of Schedule 5 unless—

(a)that feeding stuff is specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 thereof; and

(b)the instructions for use are so worded as to ensure that—

(i)the feeding stuff is used only as part of a daily ration; and

(ii)the daily ration contains no more of the specified substance than the level specified in relation thereto for complete feeding stuffs.

(3) A person shall not, for use as an ingredient, import into Northern Ireland from a country other than a member State of the European Community, sell or otherwise supply, or have in possession with a view to selling or otherwise supplying, any material specified in column 2 of Part II of Schedule 5 which contains any substance specified in column 1 of that Part in excess of the level specified in relation thereto in column 3 thereof.

(4) A person shall not, for use as an ingredient, import into Northern Ireland from a country other than a member State of the European Community, sell or otherwise supply, or have in possession with a view to selling or otherwise supplying, any material specified in column 2 of Part II of Schedule 5 which contains any substance specified in column 1 of that Part in excess of the level specified in relation to straight feeding stuffs in column 3 of Part I of that Schedule unless—

(a)the material is intended for use only by manufacturers of compound feeding stuffs who are then listed in the most recently published national list; and

(b)it is accompanied by a document stating—

(i)that the material is intended for use only by the persons specified in sub-paragraph (a);

(ii)that the material may not be fed unprocessed to livestock; and

(iii)the amount of the specified substance contained in the material.

(5) A person shall not mix with any feeding stuff or ingredient, any ingredient specified in column 2 of Part II of Schedule 5, if the ingredient so specified contains any substance specified in the corresponding entry in column 1 of that Part in excess of the level specified in relation thereto in column 3 thereof.

(6) A person shall not import into Northern Ireland from a country other than a member State of the European Community, sell or otherwise supply, or have in possession with a view to selling or otherwise supplying, any ingredient, unless that ingredient is sound, genuine and of merchantable quality.

(7) For the purposes of paragraph (6), and without prejudice to the provisions of paragraph (3), an ingredient is not sound, genuine and of merchantable quality if, where the ingredient is incorporated into any compound feeding stuff specified in column 2 of Part I of Schedule 5, the level of any substance specified in column 1 of that Part and contained in the ingredient exceeds the level specified for that substance in column 3 of that Part in relation to the compound feeding stuff in question.

(8) Paragraphs (1) to (5) shall not apply to any substance which is—

(a)for use in accordance with a written direction given by a veterinary surgeon or a veterinary practitioner for the treatment of a particular animal or particular animals under his care;

(b)a medicinal product or for use for a medicinal purpose in a feeding stuff.

(9) Where a person has or has had in his possession or control any feeding stuff or ingredient, for the purposes of a trade or business, and becomes aware—

(a)in the case of a feeding stuff, that the feeding stuff does not comply with any requirement of paragraph (1) or (2); or

(b)in the case of an ingredient, that the ingredient does not comply with any requirement of paragraph (3), (4), (6) or (7), he shall immediately notify the Department of Agriculture.

(10) For the purposes of the foregoing provisions of this regulation “feeding stuff” means—

(a)a product of vegetable or animal origin in its natural state (whether fresh or preserved);

(b)a product derived from the industrial processing of such a product; or

(c)an organic or inorganic substance, used singly or in a mixture, whether or not containing additives,

for oral feeding to pet animals, to the descriptions of animals specified in regulation 3 (being animals which, or kinds of which, are commonly kept for the production of food, wool, skins or fur or for the purpose of their use in the farming of land) or to animals living freely in the wild, and “daily ration” and “ingredient” shall be construed accordingly.

(11) A person shall not sell, or have in possession with a view to sale, for use as a compound feeding stuff, or use as a compound feeding stuff, any material which contains—

(a)faeces, urine or separated digestive tract contents resulting from the emptying or removal of the digestive tract, irrespective of any form of treatment or admixture;

(b)treated hide including leather and its waste;

(c)seeds or other plant propagating materials which, after harvest, have undergone specific treatment with plant protection products for their intended propagation, or derived by-products;

(d)wood, sawdust or other materials derived from wood treated with wood protection products;

(e)sludge from sewage plants treating waste waters;

(f)solid urban waste, such as household waste;

(g)untreated waste from eating places, except food stuffs of vegetable origin considered unsuitable for human consumption for reasons of freshness; or

(h)packaging and parts of packaging from products used in agriculture or the food industry.

(12) For the purposes of paragraph (11), except sub-paragraph (e), “waste” shall mean material of any applicable category listed in Annex 1 to Council Directive 75/442/EEC(16), which is discarded or intended or required to be discarded.

Control of certain protein sources

16.—(1) A person shall not sell, or have in possession with a view to sale, for use as a feeding stuff or as a protein source in a feeding stuff, any material belonging to a product group specified in column 1 of Schedule 7, unless that material—

(a)is named as a permitted product in column 2 of that Schedule; and

(b)complies with all the specifications and requirements contained in and imposed in relation thereto by columns 3 to 7 of that Schedule.

(2) A person shall not sell, or have in possession with a view to sale, for use as a feeding stuff, or use as a feeding stuff, any product obtained from yeasts of the “Candida” variety cultivated on n-alkanes.

Control of the iron content of milk replacer feeds

17.  A person shall not sell, or have in possession with a view to sale, any milk replacer feed intended for calves of up to 70 kilograms live weight, which has an iron content of less than 30 milligrams per kilogram of the complete feeding stuff at a moisture content of 12%.

Control of ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid in compound feeding stuffs

18.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a person shall not sell, or have in possession with a view to sale—

(a)any compound feeding stuff composed mainly of rice by-products in which the level of ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid exceeds 3.3% of its dry matter; or

(b)any other compound feeding stuff in which the level of ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid exceeds 2.2% of its dry matter.

(2) Paragraph (1)(b) shall not apply to any compound feeding stuff which—

(a)contains permitted mineral binders named or described in Part IV of the Table in Schedule 4; or

(b)is a mineral feeding stuff; or

(c)contains more than 50% of sugar beet chips or sugar beet pulp; or

(d)is intended for farmed fish and has a fish meal content of more than 15%,

if the level of ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid is declared as a percentage of the feeding stuff as such in the statutory statement, or elsewhere on the package, label or container; but in the case of a whole grain mix such a declaration shall not be required but may be made.

Control of feeding stuffs intended for particular nutritional purposes

19.  A person shall not sell, or have in possession with a view to sale, any feeding stuff intended for a particular nutritional purpose unless—

(a)the particular nutritional purpose in question is specified in column 1 of Chapter A of Schedule 10;

(b)the feeding stuff possesses the essential nutritional characteristics specified opposite that particular nutritional purpose in column 2 of that Chapter;

(c)the feeding stuff is intended for animals specified opposite that particular nutritional purpose in column 3 of that Chapter;

(d)it is recommended that the feeding stuff be used for a period of time falling within the range specified opposite that particular nutritional purpose in column 5 of that Chapter;

(e)in relation to the feeding stuff, the requirements specified in paragraphs I,2 and 8 of Chapter B of Schedule 10 are complied with: and

(f)the composition of the feeding stuff is such that it is capable of achieving the particular nutritional purpose for which it is intended.

Modification of the Agriculture Act 1970 in relation to all feeding stuffs

20.—(1) For the definition of “feeding stuff” in section 66(1) there shall be substituted the following definition:

““feeding stuff” means—

(a)
a product of vegetable or animal origin in its natural state (whether fresh or preserved);

(b)
a product derived from the industrial processing of such a product; or

(c)
an organic or inorganic substance, used singly or in a mixture (and whether or not containing additives);

for oral feeding to pet animals and such descriptions of animals as may be prescribed, being animals which, or kinds of which, are commonly kept for the production of food, wool, skins or fur or for the purpose of their use in the farming of land:”.

(2) For subsection (2) of section 66, there shall be substituted the following subsection—

“(2) For the purposes of this Act—

(a)material shall be treated as sold for use as a fertilizer whether it is sold to be so used by itself or as an ingredient in something which is to be so used;

(b)material shall be treated—

(i)imported or sold for use as a feeding stuff whether it is imported or, as the case may be, sold to be used by itself or as an ingredient or additive in something which is to be so used: and

(ii)as used as a feeding stuff whether it is so used by itself or as an ingredient or additive in something which is robe so used.”.

(3) In subsection (1) of section 82, for the words “68(4)(b) and (c)” there shall be substituted the words “68(1A), (4)(b) and (c)”(17) and for the words “and 73” there shall be substituted the words “73, 73A and 74A”(18).

Modification of the Agriculture Act 1970 in relation to imported feeding stuffs

21.—(1) In relation to feeding stuffs which have been imported, section 69(1) shall have effect subject to the modifications provided for in paragraph (3).

(2) The words “and in either case before it is removed from the premises” shall be deleted, and for the words “the material”, there shall be substituted the words “any material which has been marked in accordance with this subsection”.

Inspector’s power to enter premises and inspect records

22.—(1) This regulation shall apply for the purpose of ensuring compliance with the following provisions insofar as they relate to compound feeding stuffs:

(a)sections 68, 69, 70, 73, 73A and 74;

(b)regulations 5, 15(11), 17, 18 and 19, and Schedules 1, 6, 9 and 10.

(2) An inspector appointed under section 67 may at all reasonable times enter any premises (not being premises used only as a dwelling)—

(a)on which he has reasonable cause to believe any compound feeding stuff is manufactured; or

(b)which he has reasonable cause to believe are occupied by a person engaged in the manufacture of any compound feeding stuff, for purposes related to such manufacture by him, and may on those premises—

(i)require any person engaged in the manufacture of any compound feeding stuff to produce any record, in written or any other form relating to the manufacture by that person of any compound feeding stuff;

(ii)inspect and take copies of any such record;

(iii)where any such record is kept by means of a computer, have access to any computer and any associated apparatus or material which is or has been in use in connection with the record; and

(iv)where any such record is kept as aforesaid, require any person having charge of, or otherwise concerned with the operation of the computer, apparatus or material to afford him such assistance as he may reasonably require.

(3) Where—

(a)a requirement is made under paragraph 2(b)(i) in relation to any feeding stuff intended for a particular nutritional purpose; and

(b)at the time the requirement is made, the record in respect of which it is made has been published and is available in accessible form for public use,

the person of whom the requirement is made shall be deemed to comply with it if, at the time it is made, he supplies the inspector making it with correct and adequate details of the publication concerned and of where a copy of it may be obtained.

(4) An inspector entering any premises by virtue of this regulation may take with him such other persons and such equipment as may appear to him to be necessary.

(5) Section 83 shall apply in relation to the exercise or, as the case may be, the purported exercise, of any powers under this regulation, as it applies in relation to the exercise or purported exercise of any power under Part IV of the Act.

Exemptions

23.  These Regulations shall not apply to any feeding stuff which is intended for use only for—

(a)the experimental investigation or testing of substances controlled under regulation 14; or

(b)other purposes of scientific research or experiment

and which is not generally available for sale, purchase or use as a feeding stuff, and is clearly marked to that effect.

Enforcement

24.  Insofar as any provision of these Regulations 'is made under section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972, that provision shall be enforced as if it were made under those provisions of the Act under which the other provisions of these Regulations are made, and the provisions of Part IV of the Act shall apply accordingly.

Revocations

25.  The following Regulations are hereby revoked—

(a)the Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992(19);

(b)the Feeding Stuffs (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993(20);

(c)the Feeding Stuffs (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1994(21); and

(d)the Feeding Stuffs (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1994(22).

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland on

L.S.
L. G. McKibben
Assistant Secretary
4th December 1995.

Regulation 5

SCHEDULE 1CONTENTS OF THE STATUTORY STATEMENT

PART I

1.—(1) In the case of any material sold for use as a feeding stuff, the name or trade name and address or registered office of the person responsible for the accuracy of the particulars referred to in this Schedule shall be contained in the statutory statement.

(2) The following particulars may be contained in the statutory statement:

(a)the identification mark or trade mark of the person responsible for the particulars referred to in this Schedule;

(b)the description or trade name of the material;

(c)the price of the material; and

(d)the country of origin or manufacture of the material.

2.  In the case of any material to which there has been added in the course of manufacture or preparation for sale any of the undermentioned substances (other than as a medicinal product or for a medicinal purpose)—

(1) In relation to each substance specified below the following particulars shall be contained in the statutory statement:

(a)antioxidant, colourant or preservative, either the words “contains permitted antioxidant”, “contains permitted colourant”, or “contains permitted preservative” as appropriate, or the name of the antioxidant, colourant or preservative; except that—

(i)if the material is a compound feeding stuff other than a pet food, the name of the antioxidant, colourant or preservative shall be stated;

(ii)if the material is intended for use as a pet food, and is packaged in a bag or container having a net weight of more than 10 kilograms, the words “with antioxidant”, “colourant” (or “coloured with”), “preservative” (or “preserved with”) shall be used as appropriate, followed by the name of the antioxidant, colourant or preservative;

(iii)if the material is intended for use as a pet food, and is packaged in a bag or container having a net weight of not more than 10 kilograms, the particulars may be given as in head (ii) or in the words “contains EEC permitted antioxidant(s), colourant(s) (and) preservative(s)” as appropriate, and a reference number whereby the feeding stuff may be identified. By way of exception, this reference number may appear elsewhere on the package, label or container, if the statutory statement contains a clear indication of the positioning of the said reference number. In such case, the manufacturer shall, on request, supply the name(s) of the additive(s) used;

(b)vitamin A, D or E, the name of the vitamin and the active substance level (in the case of vitamin A or D) or the alpha-tocopherol level as acetate (in the case of vitamin E) whether naturally present or added, together in either case with an indication of the period during which that level will remain present. Where more than one of these vitamins is present, only the shortest of those periods need be stated;

(c)copper, the name of the additive and the total level of the element (whether naturally present or added);

(d)bentonite and montmorillonite, the name of the additive;

(e)enzymes of a type referred to in Part X of the Table to Schedule 4—

(i)the names of the active constituents according to their enzymatic activities specified in column 3 of that Part;

(ii)the identification number allotted by the International Union of Biochemistry;

(iii)the activity units (expressed as activity units per kilogram or activity units per litre);

(iv)an indication of the period during which the activity units will remain present; and

(v)an indication of any significant characteristics of the enzyme arising during manufacture, specified in column 8 of that Part;

(f)enzymes not of a type referred to in Part X of the Table to Schedule 4: where the material is a compound feeding stuff—

(i)the names of the active constituents according to their enzymatic activities;

(ii)the identification number allotted by the International Union of Biochemistry;

(iii)the activity units (expressed as activity units per kilogram or activity units per litre) if such units can be measured by an official or scientifically valid method; and

(iv)an indication of the period during which the activity units will remain present; and

(g)micro-organisms, where the material is a compound feeding stuff—

(i)the identification of the strain(s) according to a recognised international code of nomenclature;

(ii)the deposit number of the strain(s);

(iii)the number of colony-forming units (expressed as CFU/kg) if the number is measurable by an official or scientifically valid method;

(iv)an indication of the period during which the colony-forming units will remain present; and

(v)an indication of any significant characteristics of the micro-organism arising during manufacture.

(2) The following additional particulars specified below in relation to each substance may be contained in the statutory statement:

(a)trace elements other than copper, (if the amount present can be determined by the methods specified in Schedule 2 to the Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982(23) or by some other valid scientific method), the name of the additive and the total level of the element (whether naturally present or added); and

(b)vitamins other than vitamins A, D and E, provitamins and substances having a similar chemical effect, (if the amount present can be determined by the methods specified in Schedule 2 to the Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982(23) or by some other valid scientific method), the name of the additive, the active substance level (whether naturally present or added) and an indication of the period during which that level will remain present; and

(c)any other added substance (other than an enzyme of a type not referred to in Part X of the Table to Schedule 4 or a micro-organism) its EEC number or its trade name.

(3) Any amount referred to—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1)(c), (2)(a) or (2)(b) shall be expressed in milligrams per kilogram; and

(b)in sub-paragraph (1)(b) shall be expressed in million international units per kilogram, international units per kilogram, milligrams per kilogram or micrograms per kilogram, as appropriate.

(4) However, by way of exception to the provision of sub-paragraph (3)(a), any amount referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(c), (2)(a) or (2)(b) may be expressed as a percentage by weight, unless the amount is less than 0.1% by weight, in which case it shall be expressed in milligrams per kilogram or micrograms per kilogram as appropriate.

(5) The particulars required or permitted by this paragraph to be included in the statutory statement may be accompanied (other than in the case of an enzyme of a type not referred to in Part X of the Table to Schedule 4 or a micro-organism) by the trade name or the EEC number of any additive named therein.

3.  In the case of any material, not being a pet food, named in column 2 of Schedule 2, the following particulars shall be contained in the statutory statement:

(a)the name of the feeding stuff specified in the said column 2 of Schedule 2;

(b)an indication of the form of presentation of the feeding stuff and of any process which the feeding stuff has undergone in the course of preparation or manufacture if this is not clear from the name;

(c)denaturing agents: nature and quantity where materials referred to in column 2 of Schedule 2 are used to denature straight feeding stuffs;

(d)binding agents: nature where materials referred to in column 2 of Schedule 2 are used to bind straight feeding stuffs, provided that such materials do not exceed 3% by weight of the straight feeding stuff; and

(e)the amounts of each of the analytical constituents which are listed in column 4 of Schedule 2, in the case of straight feeding stuffs by reference to the feeding stuff as such.

4.  In the case of any material, not being a pet food, named in column 2 of Schedule 2, the following additional particulars may be contained in the statutory statement:

(a)directions for use of the material; and

(b)the amounts of any of the analytical constituents which are listed in column 5 of Schedule 2; in the case of straight feeding stuffs by reference to the feeding stuff as such.

5.  In the case of any straight feeding stuff, not being a pet food, which is not named in column 2 of Schedule 2, a name or description or a name and description sufficiently specific to indicate the nature of the material shall be contained in the statutory statement.

6.  In the case of any straight feeding stuff, not being a pet food, the words “straight feeding stuff” shall be contained in the statutory statement.

7.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) in the case of any compound feeding stuff the following particulars shall be contained in the statutory statement.

(a)the description “complete feeding stuff”, “mineral feeding stuff”, “complementary feeding stuff”, “molassed feeding stuff”, “complete milk replacer feed” or “complementary milk replacer feed” as appropriate;

(b)the species or category of animal for which the feeding stuff is intended, and directions for the proper use of the feeding stuff indicating the purpose for which it is intended;

(c)if the feeding stuff is constituted from no more than three ingredients, and clearly described by reference to its ingredients, either in the statutory statement or elsewhere on its package, label or container, the declarations specified in head (b) shall not be required.

(2) (a) In the case of a pet food the descriptions “complete pet food” and “complementary pet food” may be used instead of “complete feeding stuff” and “complementary feeding stuff” respectively;
(b)In the case of a feeding stuff for pet animals other than dogs or cats, each of the descriptions “complete feeding stuff” and “complementary feeding stuff” may be replaced by either of the descriptions “compound feeding stuff” or “compound pet food”, in which case the statutory statement shall comply with paragraph 9 and the provisions relating to complete feeding stuffs in Part II.

8.  In the case of any compound feeding stuff the following particulars shall be declared either in the statutory statement or elsewhere on the package, label or container (in which case the statutory statement shall indicate where they are to be found):

(a)the net quantity, expressed in the case of solid products in units of mass, and in the case of liquid products in units of mass or volume;

(b)the minimum storage life, which in the case of microbiologically highly perishable feeding stuffs shall be expressed in the words “use before ... ... ... ...” followed by the appropriate date (day, month and year) and in all other cases in the words “best before ... ... ... ...” followed by the appropriate date (month and year);

however, where an expiry date is required to be declared by paragraph 3(1)(O) or 2(2)(b), only the earlier date shall be declared;

(c)the batch number if the date of manufacture is not declared.

9.—(1) In the case of any compound feeding stuff other than a whole grain mix, the statutory statement—

(a)shall contain the declarations provided for in columns 1, 2 and 3 of Part II, as appropriate; and

(b)may contain the declarations provided for in columns 1, 2 and 4 of Part II, as appropriate.

(2) In the case of a whole grain mix, the statutory statement may contain the declarations provided for in columns 1, 2 and 3 of Part II, as appropriate.

10.—(1) In the case of any compound feeding stuff other than a whole grain mix, the moisture content shall be declared in the statutory statement if it exceeds the following levels:

milk replacer feeds and other compound feeding stuffs with a milk product content exceeding 40%
7%

mineral feeding stuffs containing no organic substances
5%

mineral feeding stuffs containing organic substances
10%

other compound feeding stuffs
14%

(2) In the case of a whole grain mix, or a compound feeding stuff with a moisture content not exceeding the limits stated in sub-paragraph (1), the moisture content may be declared in the statutory statement.

11.—(1) In the case of any compound feeding stuff for dogs or cats all the ingredients shall be declared in the statutory statement.

(2) In the case of any compound feeding stuff for pet animals other than dogs and cats, the ingredients may be declared in the statutory statement, and in such case all the ingredients shall be declared.

(3) Subject to paragraph 15(2) and paragraph 3 of Chapter B of Schedule 10,, ingredients declared in accordance with sub-paragraph (1) or (2) shall be declared either—

(a)by their specific names, with an indication of the amount of each ingredient; or

(b)by their specific names in descending order by weight; or

(c)by categories, as described in Part I of Schedule 6, in descending order by weight;

and the use of one of those forms of declaration shall preclude the use of either of the others, save where—

(i)the declaration is by categories and any ingredient belongs to none of the categories described in Part I of Schedule 6, in which case that ingredient, designated by its specific name, shall be listed in order by weight in relation to the categories; or

(ii)in the case of a feeding stuff intended for a particular nutritional purpose paragraph 18(2) and paragraph 3 of Chapter B of Schedule 10 require the declaration of any ingredient by its specific name, in which case any ingredient to which those provisions do not apply may be declared by reference to the category to which it belongs.

12.—(1) Subject to paragraph 1 S(2) and paragraph 3 of Chapter B of Schedule 10, in the case of any compound feeding stuff for animals other than pet animals, all the ingredients shall be declared in the statutory statement in descending order of weight, either by their specific names or by the names of the categories in Part II of Schedule 6 to which they belong.

(2) The use of either of these forms of declaration shall preclude the use of the other, save where—

(i)the declaration is by categories and any ingredient belongs to none of the categories described in Part II of Schedule 6, in which case that ingredient, designated by its specific name, shall be listed in order by weight in relation to the categories; or

(ii)in the case of a feeding stuff intended for a particular nutritional purpose, paragraph 18(2) and paragraph 3 of Chapter B of Schedule 10 require the declaration of any ingredient by its specific name, in which case any ingredient to which those provisions do not apply may be declared by reference to the category to which it belongs.

(3) Where the declaration is by specific names, an ingredient described in the third column of Part III of Schedule 6 and complying with any compositional requirements specified in that column in relation to that ingredient shall be declared by the corresponding name specified in the second column of that Part, (the inclusion in the declaration of any word appearing in brackets in the second column being optional) if—

(a)the botanical purity of the ingredient by weight is not less than the percentage specified in the third column of Part III of Schedule 6 in relation to that ingredient or, if none is specified, is not less than 95% by weight; and

(b)(in cases where the name specified in the second column of Part III of Schedule 6 includes a common name or term specified in the third column of Part IV of that Schedule), the ingredient was prepared by the process specified in the first column and described in the second column of Part IV of Schedule 6 in relation to that ingredient.

(4) Where the declaration is by specific names, if any requirement of sub-paragraph (3) is not complied with in relation to an ingredient, the declaration in the statutory statement of that ingredient shall not be by a name specified in the second column of Part III of Schedule 6.

13.  Where a compound feeding stuff having a level of ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid not exceeding the levels stated in regulation 18(1), or which is a whole grain mix, is sold or held in possession with a view to sale, that level may be declared in the statutory statement or elsewhere on the package, label or container.

14.  In the case of any compound feeding stuff the following particulars may be included in the statutory statement:

(a)if the manufacturer is not the person responsible for the labelling particulars, the name or business name and the address or registered business address of the manufacturer;

(b)an indication of the physical condition of the feeding stuff or the specific processing it has undergone; and

(c)the date of manufacture expressed as follows: “manufactured . . . [days, months or years] before the minimum storage life expiry date indicated . . . [place where indicated if not on statutory statement]”.

15.—(1) In the case of a complementary feeding stuff which contains any additive in excess of the maximum content specified for that additive in relation to the complete feeding stuff by Schedule 4, the instructions for use shall state, according to the species and age of the animal, the maximum quantity in grams or kilograms of the feeding stuff to be given per animal per day, and shall be so formulated that, when they are correctly followed, the final content of the additive does not exceed the maximum so specified.

(2) This paragraph shall not apply to products delivered to manufacturers of compound feeding stuffs or to their suppliers.

16.  In the particulars required or permitted to be set out in the statutory statement by paragraphs 8 to 13—

(a)unless the paragraph in question specifies some other method of expression the amounts shown shall be expressed in each case as a percentage of the weight of the feeding stuff as such and not as a range of percentages; and

(b)phosphorus shall be expressed as “phosphorus I”.

17.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), in the case of a compound pet food, or of a feeding stuff intended for a particular nutritional purpose for animals other than pet animals, particular attention may be drawn in the statutory statement, or elsewhere on the package, label or container, to the presence or low content of one or more ingredients which are essential aspects of the characteristics of the feeding stuff.

(2) Where particular attention is drawn to the presence or low content of any ingredient as permitted by sub-paragraph (1), the minimum or maximum content expressed in terms of the percentage by weight of that ingredient, shall be clearly indicated—

(a)opposite the statement which draws attention to that presence or low content: or

(b)in the list of ingredients; or

(c)by mentioning that presence or low content and the percentage thereof (by weight) opposite the corresponding category of ingredients.

l8.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), in the case of any feeding stuff intended for a particular nutritional purpose the following particulars shall be contained in the statutory statement:

(a)the term “dietetic”;

(b)a description of the feeding stuff,'

(c)the particular nutritional purpose of the feeding stuff, as specified in column 1 of Chapter A of Schedule 10;

(d)the essential nutritional characteristics of the feeding stuff, as specified in column 2 of that Chapter;

(e)the declarations prescribed in column 4 of that Chapter;

(f)the declarations, if any, prescribed in column 6 of that Chapter;

(g)where any declarations prescribed in that column do not include a declaration that it is recommended that the prior opinion of a veterinarian be sought, the words “It is recommended that a specialist’s opinion be sought before use”; and

(h)the recommended length of time for use of the feeding stuff.

(2) The particulars required by sub-paragraph (1) to be contained in the statutory statement shall be declared in accordance with the requirements of paragraphs 3 to 7 and 9 of Chapter B of Schedule 10.

19.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) in the case of a feeding stuff intended for a particular nutritional purpose, particular attention may be drawn in the statutory statement, or elsewhere on the package, label or container, to the presence or low content of one or more analytical constituents which are essential aspects of the characteristics of the feeding stuff.

(2) Where particular attention is drawn to the presence or low content of any analytical constituent as permitted by sub-paragraph (1), the maximum or minimum I content, expressed in terms of the percentage by weight of that analytical constituent, shall be clearly indicated in the list of analytical constituents.

20.—(1) In the case of a product named as a permitted product in column 2 of Schedule 7, the statutory statement shall contain, in addition to any other particulars required by these Regulations, the name specified for that product in column 7 of that Schedule, together with such further particulars as may be specified in that column in relation to it.

(2) In the case of a compound feeding stuff containing for use as a protein source a product named as a permitted product in column 2 of Schedule 7, the statutory statement shall contain, in addition to any other particulars required by these Regulations, the name specified for that product in column 7 of that Schedule, together with such further particulars as may be specified in that column in relation to compound feeding stuffs containing that product.

21.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), information may be provided in addition to the particulars required or permitted to be contained in the statutory statement or otherwise declared.

(2) Any information provided in addition to the particulars required or permitted by these Regulations to be contained in the statutory statement or otherwise declared—

(a)shall be clearly separated from those particulars;

(b)shall not be designed to indicate the presence or content of analytical constituents other than those the declaration of which is provided for in this Schedule or in Schedule 10;

(c)shall relate to objective or quantifiable factors which can be substantiated;

(d)shall not mislead the user, in particular by attributing to the feeding stuff effects or properties that it does not possess, or by suggesting that it possesses special characteristics when in fact all similar feeding stuffs contain similar properties;

(e)shall not claim that the feeding stuff will prevent, treat or cure a disease, except as regards ingredients which are medicinal products within the meaning of the Medicines Act 1968;

(f)shall not, in the case of a feeding stuff intended for a particular nutritional purpose, include a generic description other than in the form of the generic term “dietetic”;

(g)shall not, in the case of any feeding stuff other than one intended for a particular nutritional purpose, include a generic description in that form; and

(h)may in the case of a feeding stuff intended for a particular nutritional purpose, that the include reference to a particular pathological condition, provided that the particular nutritional purpose specified in respect of that feeding column 1 of Chapter A of Schedule 10 relates to that condition.

PART IIDECLARATION OF ANALYTICAL CONSTITUENTS

Feeding stuffs
Analytical constituents and levels
Species or category of animal

Compulsory declarations
Optional declarations

Column 1
Column 2
Column 3
Column 4

Complete feeding stuffs

— Protein

— Oils and fats

— Fibre

— Ash

} Animals except pets other than dogs or cats
} Pets other than dogs or cats

— Lysine
Pigs
Animals other than pigs

— Methionine
Poultry
Animals other than poultry

— Cystine

— Threonine

— Tryptophan

} All animals

— Energy value

Poultry (calculated according to EEC method — see Schedule 9)

Pigs and ruminants (calculated according to national official methods — see Schedule 9)

— Starch

— Total sugar (as sucrose)

— Total sugar plus starch

— Calcium

— Sodium

— Phosphorus

— Magnesium

— Potassium

} All animals

Complementary feeding stuffs — Mineral

— Protein

— Fibre

— Ash

— Oils and fats

— Lysine

— Methionine

— Cystine

— Threonine

— Tryptophan

} All animals

— Calcium

— Phosphorus

— Sodium

} All animals

— Magnesium
Ruminants
Animals other than ruminants

— Potassium
... ... ... ...
All animals

Complementary feeding stuffs — Molassed

— Protein

— Fibre

— Total sugar (as sucrose)

— Ash

} All animals

— Oils and fats
... ... ... ...
All animals

— Calcium

— Phosphorus

— Sodium

— Potassium

} All animals

— Magnesium ≥ 0.5%

< 0.5%

Ruminants

Animals other than ruminants

All animals

Complementary feeding stuffs — Other

— Protein

— Oils and fats

— Fibre

— Ash

} Animals except pets other than dogs and cats
} Pets other than dogs and cats

— Calcium ≥ 5%

< 5%

Animals other than pets

Pets

All animals

— Phosphorus ≥ 2%

< 2%

Animals other than pets

Pets

All animals

— Magnesium ≥ 0.5%

< 0.5%

Ruminants

Animals other than ruminants

All animals

— Sodium

— Potassium

} All animals

— Energy value





Poultry (declaration according o EEC method — see schedule 9)

Pigs and ruminants declaration according to national official methods — see Schedule 9)

— Lysine
Pigs
Animals other than pigs

— Methionine
Poultry
Animals other than poultry f

— Cystine

— Threonine

— Tryptophan

— Starch

— Total sugar (as sucrose)

— Total sugar plus starch

All animals

Regulation 13 and Schedule 1

SCHEDULE 2MATERIALS AND THEIR MEANINGS

Group
Name of Material
Meaning
Compulsory declarations
Optional declarations

Column 1
Column 2
Column 3
Column 4
Column 5

1.
OIL CAKES AND MEAL

1.1 Macoya palm kernel expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from seeds separated from their pulp of the following species of Macoya palm Acrocomia sclerocarpa Mart. and Acrocomia totai Mart.

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.2 Macoya extracted palm kernel
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from seeds of Macoya palm separated from their pulp

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

1.3 Macoya palm Pulp
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from pulp of Macoya palm

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.4 Decorticated groundnut expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from decorticated groundnuts (species Arachis hypogaea and other species of Arachis)

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.5 Extracted decorticated groundnut
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from decorticated groundnut seeds

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

1.6 Partly-decorticated groundnut expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from partly-decorticated groundnut seeds

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.7 Extracted, partly-decorticated groundnut
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from partly-decorticated groundnut seeds

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

1.8 Rape seed expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from seeds of rape Brassica napus L. ssp. oleiferu (Metzg.) Sinsk., of Indian sarson Brussica napus L. var. glauca (Roxb.) O.E. Schulz and of rape Brassica campestris L. ssp. oleifera (Metzg.) Sinsk.

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.9 Extracted rape seed
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from seeds of colza, Indian sarson or rape

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

1.10 Copra expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from copra, the dried kernel (endosperm) and testa of the coconut palm, Cocos nucifera L.

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.11 Extracted copra
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from copra, the dried kernel (endosperm) and testa of the coconut palm

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

Coconut cakes or meals
The residue resulting from the removal of oil from commercially pure coconut kernels

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.12 Palm kernel expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from palm nuts, from which as much as possible of the hard shell has been removed, of the following species of oil palm: Elaeis guineensis Jacq., Corozo oleifera (H.B.K.) L.H. Bailey (Elaeis melanococca-auct.)

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.13 Extracted palm kernel
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from palm nuts of the species of oil palm from which as much as possible of the hard shell has been removed

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

1.14 Soya expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from soya beans (the seed of the species Glycine max. (L.) Merr)

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.15 Extracted toasted soya
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained from soya bean seeds by extraction and appropriate heat treatment

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

1.16 Extracted toasted hulled soya seeds
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained from hulled soya bean seeds by extraction and appropriate heat treatment

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

1.17 Decorticated cotton seed expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from seeds of cotton belonging to the genus Gossypium .spp. from which the fibres and husks have been removed

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.18 Extracted decorticated cotton seed
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from seeds of cotton from which the fibres have been removed

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

1.19 Partly-decorticated cotton seed expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained from seeds of cotton from which the fibres and part of the husks have been removed

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.20 Extracted, partly-decorticated cotton seed
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from seeds of cotton from which the fibres and part of the husks have been removed

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

Cotton cakes or meals not decorticated
The residue resulting from the removal of oil from commercially pure cotton seed, not decorticated

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.21 Expeller or extracted niger seed
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing seeds of the niger plant Guizotia abyssinica (L.f) Cass.

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.22 Decorticated sunflower seed expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from seeds of the sunflower Helianthus annuus L. from which as much as possible of the husk has been removed

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.23 Extracted decorticated sunflower seed
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from seeds of the sunflower from which part of the husks have been removed as far as possible

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

1.24 Partly-decorticated sunflower seed expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from seeds of the sunflower from which part of the husks have been removed

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.25 Extracted, partly-decorticated sunflower seed
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from seeds of the sunflower from which part of the husks have been removed

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

1.26 Linseed expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from linseed, Linum usitatissimum L.

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.27 Extracted linseed
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from linseed

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

Linseed meal
The meal obtained by grinding or crushing commercially pure linseed

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.28 Babassu palm nut expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from palm nuts, from which as much as possible of the hard shell has been removed, of the Brazilian Babassu palms Orbignya oleifera Burr and other species of Obibnya

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.29 Rice germ expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from germ of rice Oryza sativa L. to which parts of the endosperm and tegument still adhere

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.30 Extracted brown rice germ
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from germ of rice to which parts of the endosperm and tegument still adhere

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

1.31 Sesame seed expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from seeds of the sesame plant, Sesamum indicum L.

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.32 Extracted sesame seed
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from seeds of the sesame plant

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

1.33 Extracted cocoa bean
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from dried and roasted cocoa bean seeds Theobroma cacao L. from which as much as possible of the husk has been removed

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

1.34 Wheat germ expeller
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from wheat germ of the species Triticum uestivum L., Triticum durum Desf. and from other cultivated species of husked wheat or from screened husked grains of spelt of the species Triticum speltu L., Triticum dicoccum Schrank, Triticum monococcum L., to which parts of the endosperm and tegument still adhere

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.35 Maize germ expeller (by-product of maize milling)
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing and by a dry process, from maize germ Zea mays L. to which parts of the endosperm and testa still adhere

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

Starch

1.36 Extracted maize germ (by-product of maize milling)
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction and by a dry process, from the maize germ to which parts of the endosperm and testa still adhere

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

Starch

1.37 Maize germ expeller (by-product of the starch industry)
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing and by a wet process, from maize germ to which parts of the endosperm and testa still adhere

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

1.38 Extracted maize germ (by-product of the starch industry)
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction and by a wet process, from maize germ to which parts of the endosperm and testa still adhere

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

1.39 Olive pulp meal
By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from fruits of the olive tree Olea Europea L. free as far as possible from fragments of stone

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

2.
PRODUCTS AND BY-PRODUCTS OF THE PROCESSING OF VEGETABLE SUBSTANCES

2.1 By-products of milling wheat
2.1.1 Wheat bran
By-products of flour manufacture, obtained from screened husked grains of wheat or spelt. It consists principally of fragments of the outer skins, and of particles of grain from which the greater part of the endosperm has been removed
Fibre

Ash

Moisture

2.1.2 Wheat feed
By-product of flour manufacture, obtained from screened husked grains of wheat of spelt. It consists principally of fragments of the outer skins and of particles of grain from which less of the endosperm has been removed than in wheat bran
Fibre

Starch

Ash

Moisture

2.1.3 Wheat middlings
By-product of flour manufacture, obtained from screened husked wheat or spelt. It consists principally of particles of endosperm with fine fragments of the outer skins and some grain waste
Fibre

Starch

Ash

Moisture

2.1.4 Wheat germ
By-product of milling consisting essentially of wheat germ, rolled or otherwise, to which fragments of endosperm and outer skin still adhere
Fibre

Protein

Oil

Ash

Moisture

Wheat meal
The meal obtained by grinding commercially pure wheat, as grown
Fibre

Protein

Oil

Ash

Moisture

2.1.5 Rye bran
By-product of flour manufacture, obtained from screened rye Secale cereale L. It consists principally of fragments of the outer skins, and of particles of grain from which most of the endosperm has been removed
Fibre

Ash

Moisture

2.1.6 Rye feed
By-product of flour manufacture, obtained from screened rye. It consists principally of fragments of the outer skins, and of particles of grain from which less of the endosperm has been removed than in rye bran
Fibre

Starch

Ash

Moisture

2.1.7 Rye screenings (rye meal)
By-product of flour manufacture, obtained from screened rye. It consists principally of particles of endosperm, with fine fragments of the outer skins and some grain waste
Fibre

Starch

Ash

Moisture

2.2 Products and by-products of the manufacture of flakes, groats and husked grain
2.2.1 Husked oat sharps (middlings)
By-product, rich in starch, obtained during the processing of screened, husked oats Avena sativa L. and other cultivated species of oats into oat groats or sifted oatmeal

Fibre

Starch

Ash

Moisture

Oat feed
By-product of oatmeal milling consisting of hulls, floury materials, mealy matter and screen dust, all finely ground, and containing not more than 27% of fibre
Fibre

Starch

Ash

Moisture

Ground oats
The meal obtained by grinding commercially pure oats, as grown
Fibre

Ash

Moisture

2.2.2 Flaked barley
Product obtained by steaming and rolling husked barley Hordeum vulgare L.

Fibre

Starch

Moisture

2.2.3 Barley feed
By-product of the processing of screened and husked barley into pearl barley or semolina or sifted barley meal

Fibre

Starch

Ash

Moisture

Barley meal
The meal obtained by grinding barley, as grown, which shall be the whole grain together with only such other substances as may reasonably be expected to have become associated with the grain in the field and which contains not less than 96% pure barley
Fibre

Ash

Moisture

2.2.4 Flaked maize
Product obtained by steaming and rolling maize
Fibre

Starch

Moisture

2.2.5 Pea middlings (pea forage meal)
By-product obtained during the manufacture of pea-meal Pisum sativum L. It consists principally of particles of endosperm and, to a lesser extent, of skins

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Ash

Moisture

Pea meal
The meal obtained by grinding commercially pure peas, as grown, of varieties Pisum sativum or Pisum arvense

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

2.2.6 Flaked potatoes
Product obtained by drying potatoes, Solanum tuberosum L., whether or not peeled, which have been steamed or boiled or crushed
Fibre

Starch

Moisture

Bean meal
The meal obtained by grinding commercially pure beans of the species (1) Vicia faba or any of its varieties, commonly known as “horse bean”, “field bean” or “broad bean” or (2) Phaseolus vulgaris, the “true haricot bean” or any of its varieties, white or coloured

Protein

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

2.3 By-products of maize milling
2.3.1 Maize feed meal
By-product of the manufacture of flour or semolina from maize
Starch

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Protein

Oil

Maize meal; Indian meal

The meal obtained by grinding commercially pure maize or Indian corn, as grown
Fibre

Ash

Moisture

2.3.2 Maize bran
By-product of the manufacture of flour or semolina from maize. It consists principally of outer skins and maize germ, with some endosperm particles
Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

Protein

2.3.3 Maize germ and bran
By-product of the manufacture of maize flour, maize semolina or of maize starch consisting of non-extracted germ, maize bran and some fragments of endosperm

Oil

Protein

Moisture

Fibre

Ash

Starch

Dari meal; durra meal
The meal obtained by grinding commercially pure dari or durra seed
Fibre

Ash

Moisture

2.4 Products and by-products of rice milling
2.4.1 Ground fodder rice
Product obtained by grinding fodder rice consisting either of green, chalky or unripe grains, sifted out during the milling of husked rice, or of normal husked grains which are yellow or spotted
Starch

Fibre

Ash

Moisture

Oil

Protein

2.42 Broken rice
By-product of the preparation of polished or glazed rice. It consists principally of undersized or broken grains
Starch

2.4.3 Rice bran (brown)
By-product of the first polishing of husked rice without the use of calcium carbonate. It consists of silvery skins, particles of the aleurone layer, endosperm and germ

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Moisture

Ash

Ash insoluble in HCI

2.4.3a Rice bran (brown) low in calcium carbonate
By-product of the first polishing of husked rice. It consists of silvery skins, particles of the aleurone layer, endosperm and germ; it contains a small quantity of calcium carbonate resulting from the polishing process

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Calcium carbonate

Moisture

Ash

Ash insoluble in HCI

2.4.4 Rice bran (white)
By-product of the second polishing of husked rice. It consists principally of particles of endosperm, of the aleurone layer and of germ

Protein

Fibre

Oil

Moisture

Ash

Ash insoluble in HCI

2.5 Products and by-products of the starch industry
2.5.1 Maize starch
Virtually pure maize starch
Starch

Moisture

Ash

2.5.2 Puffed maize starch
Virtually pure maize starch, greatly expanded by appropriate heat treatment
Starch

Moisture

Ash

25.3 Pre-gelatinized partially hydrolyzed maize starch
Virtually pure maize starch, largely pre-gelatinized and partially hydrolyzed

Starch

Reducing sugars, expressed as glucose

Moisture

Ash

2.5.4 Maize gluten
Dried by-product of the manufacture of maize starch. It consists principally of gluten obtained during the separation of the starch
Protein

Moisture

Fibre

Ash

Oil

Xanthophyll

2.5.5 Maize gluten feed
Dried by-product of the manufacture of maize starch. It is composed of bran and of a smaller quantity of gluten. Dried residues of the steeping liquors, and germ, from which the oil has been removed, may be added
Protein

Moisture

Fibre

Ash

2.5.6 Rice starch
Virtually pure rice starch
Starch

Moisture

Ash

2.5.7 Puffed rice starch
Virtually pure rice starch, greatly expanded by appropriate heat treatment
Starch

Moisture

Ash

2.5.8 Rice gluten
Dried by-product of the manufacture of rice starch, consisting mainly of gluten
Protein

Moisture

Fibre

Ash

Oil

2.5.9 Sorghum gluten feed
Dried by-product of the manufacture of sorghum starch Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench s.l. It consists of bran and a smaller quantity of gluten. Dried residues of the steeping liquors and the germ may be added
Protein

Moisture

Fibre

Ash

Oil

2.5.10 Wheat starch
Virtually pure wheat starch
Starch

Moisture

Ash

2.5.11 Puffed wheat starch
Virtually pure wheat starch, greatly expanded by appropriate heat treatment
Starch

Moisture

Ash

2.5.12 Pre-gelatinized partially hydrolyzed wheat starch
Virtually pure wheat starch, largely pre-gelatinized and partially hydrolyzed

Starch

Reducing sugars, expressed as glucose

Moisture

Ash

2.5.13 Wheat gluten
Dried by-product of the manufacture of wheat starch. It consists principally of gluten obtained during the separation of starch
Protein

Moisture

Ash

2.5.14 Manioc starch
Virtually pure starch obtained from manioc roots Munihot esculenta Crantz

Starch

Moisture

Ash

25.15 Puffed manioc starch
Starch obtained from manioc roots, greatly expanded by appropriate heat treatment
Starch

Moisture

Ash

2.5.16 Potato starch
Virtually pure potato starch
Starch

Moisture

Ash

2.5.17 Pre-gelatinized potato starch
Virtually pure potato starch, greatly expanded by appropriate heat treatment
Starch

Moisture

Ash

2.5.18 Pre-gelatinized partially hydrolyzed potato starch
Virtually pure potato starch, greatly expanded and partially hydrolyzed

Starch

Reducing sugars, expressed as glucose

Moisture

Ash

2.5.19 Potato protein
Dried by-product of starch manufacture composed mainly of protein substances obtained by the separation of starch
Protein

Moisture

Ash

Oil

Fibre

2.5.20 Dried potato pulp
Dried by-product of the manufacture of potato starch
Starch

Moisture

Ash

Oil

Fibre

2.5.21 Dextrose (glucose)
Product of the saccharification of starch, consisting of purified, crystallized glucose (with or without water of crystallization)
Glucose
Moisture

23.22 Dextrose molasses
By-product obtained during the crystallizalion of dextrose
Reducing sugars, expressed as glucose

Moisture

Ash

2.6 Products and by-products of sugar manufacture
2.6.1 Sugar (sucrose)
Beet or cane sugar in solid form
Sucrose
Ash

2.6.2 Dried sugar beet slices
Product obtained by drying slices of washed sugar beet Beta vulgaris L., supp. vulgaris var. altissima Doell

Total sugar, expressed as sucrose

Moisture

Ash

2.6.3 Dried partially extracted sugar beet
Product obtained by drying washed sugar beet slices
Total sugar, expressed as sucrose

Moisture

Ash

2.6.4 Dried plain sugar beet pulp
By-product of the manufacture of sugar, consisting of pulped and dried sugar beet slices

Fibre

2.6.5 Sugar beet molasses
By-product consisting of the syrupy residue collected during the manufacture or refining of beet sugar
Total sugar, expressed as sucrose

2.6.6 Sugar cane molasses
By-product consisting of the syrupy residue collected during the manufacture or refining of sugar from sugar cane Saccharum officinarum L.

Total sugar, expressed as sucrose

Dried molassed sugar beet feed
By-product of the manufacture of sugar, consisting of extracted sugar beet slices and sugar beet molasses, which has been dried
Total sugar, expressed as sucrose

Protein

Ash

Moisture

Oil

2.7 Products and by-products of malting, brewing, distilling and fruit processing; dried feed yeasts
2.7.1 Barley malt culms
By-product of malting consisting of dried rootlets and shoots ofgerminated barley
Protein

Moisture

Ash

Fibre

2.7.2 Dried yeasts
Yeasts, whether or not mixed, belonging to the families Saccharonycetaceae, Endomycetaceue and Cryptococcaceae, cultivated on the following substrates: beet or core juice or molasses, distillers' or yeast-makers' wash, lactoserum, cereals and products derived from their processing, solutions from the hydrolysis of fibrous material, the cells of which have been killed by drying
Protein

Moisture

Ash

Ash insoluble in HCI

2.7.3 Dried brewers' grains
By-product of brewing obtained by drying residues of malted and unmalted cereals and other starchy matter
Protein

Moisture

Fibre

2.7.4 Dried distillers' grains
By-product of distilling obtained by drying residues of fermented cereals or other starchy matter, or residues of cereals used in the distilling process
Protein

Moisture

Fibre

2.7.5 Dehydrated citrus pulp
By-product obtained during the manufacture of citrus juice

Moisture

Fibre

2.8 Artificially dried agricultural products
2.8.1 Grass meal
Product obtained by artificially drying and possibly pre-drying young forage plants, the enzymes which activate oxidation being rendered virtually inactive by the drying
Protein

Moisture

Ash

Ash insoluble in HCI

Fibre

Carotene

Oil

2.8.2 Lucerne meal
Product obtained by artificially drying and possibly pre-drying Medicago sativa L. and Medicago varia Martyn, the enzymes which activate oxidation being rendered virtually inactive by the drying. This product may contain approximately 20% of grass or clover artificially dried and possibly pre-dried at the same time as the lucerne
Protein

Moisture

Ash

Ash insoluble in HCI

Fibre

Carotene

Oil

2.8.3 Clover meal
Product obtained by artificially drying and possibly pre-drying young clover Trifolium spp., the enzymes which activate oxidation being rendered virtually inactive by the drying. This product may contain approximately 20% of grass or lucerne artificially dried and possibly pre-dried at the same time as the clover
Protein

Moisture

Ash

Ash insoluble in HCI

Fibre

Carotene

Oil

2.8.4 Dried tops and leaves of sugar beet
Product obtained by artifically drying tops and leaves of sugar beet, washed, whether or not chopped

Protein

Total sugar, expressed as sucrose

Moisture

Ash insoluble in HCI

Fibre

2.85 Jerusalem artichoke chips or Jerusalem artichoke meal
Product obtained by crushing or grinding dried, cleaned tubers of Jerusalem artichokes Helianthus tuberosus L.

Inulin

Moisture

Ash

Fibre

Oil

Protein

2.8.6 Sweet potato chips or sweet potato meal
Product obtained by crushing or grinding dried, cleaned tubers of sweet potato Ipomoea batatas (L.) Poir.

Starch

Moisture

Ash

Fibre

Oil

Protein

2.8.7 Manioc meal or manioc flakes or manioc roots
Dried and, if necessary, washed and peeled manioc roots; also products obtained by crushing and grinding
Starch

Moisture

Ash

Fibre

Oil

Protein

2.8.8 Manioc meal type 55 or manioc flakes type 55 or manioc roots type 55
Unpeeled manioc roots, dried and, if necessary, washed; also products obtained by crushing and grinding
Starch

Moisture

Ash

Fibre

Oil

Protein

2.8.9 Dried manioc pulp
Waste from the manufacture of manioc starch, which has been dried and ground
Starch

Moisture

Ash

Fibre

Oil

Protein

2.9 Other products of vegetable origin
2.9.1 Crushed locust beans
Product obtained by crushing the dried, stoned fruit of the carob tree Ceratonia siliqua L.

Total sugar, expressed as sucrose

Moisture

Ash

2.9.2 Vegetable fat or vegetable oil
Product composed of fat or oil of vegetable origin

Moisture

Acid index

Matter insoluble in light petroleum

3.
PRODUCTS OF ANIMAL ORIGIN

3.1 Milk products
3.1.1 “Spray” skimmed milk powder, “hatmaker” or “roller” skimmed milk powder
Product obtained by drying skimmed milk either by vaporization in a current of hot air (“spray” skimmed milk powder) or by drying over cylinders (“hatmaker” or “roller” skimmed milk)
Protein

Moisture

Lactose

Oil

Ash

3.1.2 Powdered buttermilk
Product obtained by drying buttermilk, either by vaporization in a current of hot air (“spray” powdered buttermilk) or by drying over cylinders (“hatmaker” or “roller” powdered buttermilk)

Protein

Oil

Lactose

Moisture

Ash

3.1.3 Powdered whey or whey crumbs
Products obtained by drying whey

Protein

Lactose

Moisture

Oil

Chlorides expressed as NaCl

Ash

Sodium

3.1.4 Low-sugar powdered whey
Product obtained by drying whey from which the lactose has been partly extracted

Protein

Lactose

Moisture

Chlorides, expressed as NaCl

Ash

Oil

Sodium

3.1.5 Powdered whey protein; powdered milk albumin
Product obtained by drying the protein compounds extracted from whey or milk by chemical or physical treatment
Protein

Moisture

Ash

Oil

3.2 Products processed from land animals
3.2.1 Blood meal
Product obtained by drying the blood of slaughtered animals and poultry. This product should be substantially free of foreign matter
Protein

Moisture

Ash

3.2.2 Meat and bone meal
Product obtained by drying and grinding meat pieces containing a high proportion of bone from warm-blooded land animals. The product should be substantially free of hair, bristle, feathers, horn, hoof, skin and blood and of the contents of the stomach and viscera. It shall be technically free of organic solvents

Protein

Oil

Moisture

Chlorides, expressed as NaCl

Phosphorus

Ash

Methionine

Lysine

Volatile nitrogenous bases

3.2.3 Bone meal
Product obtained by drying and grinding bone, with the fat largely removed, from warm-blooded land animals. The product should be substantially free of hair, bristle, feathers, horn, hoof, skin and blood, and of the contents of the stomach and viscera. It should also be free of splinters, and may not contain bone fragments with rough surfaces or jagged edges. It shall be technically free of organic solvents.
Protein

Moisture

Ash

Phosphorus

Oil

Feeding bone flour
Commercially pure bone degreased and ground or crushed from which the nitrogen has been partly or wholly removed by steam

Protein

Phosphorus

3.2.4 Meat meal (Products with a fat content of more than 11% should be described as “rich in fat”)
Product obtained by drying and grinding carcases and parts of carcases of warm-blooded land animals, if need be with the fat removed by an appropriate process. It should be virtually free of hair, bristle, feathers, horn, hoof and skin and of the contents of the stomach and viscera. It shall be technically free of organic solvents

Protein

Oil

Moisture

Phosphorus

Chlorides, expressed as NaCl

Ash insoluble in HCI

Methionine

Lysine

Volatile nitrogenous bases

3.2.5 Greaves
Product derived from residues of the manufacture of tallow and other fats of animal origin. It shall be technically free of organic solvents
Protein

Moisture

Chlorides, expressed as NaCl

Oil

Ash

Poultry waste
The waste from intensive poultry units which consists principally of excreta, with or without litter; and which has been suitably treated for use as a feeding stuff

Protein

Protein equivalent of uric acid if 1% or greater

Fibre

Calcium if present in excess of 2%

3.2.6 Dried waste from poultry slaughter (Products with a fat content of more than 12% should be described as “rich in fat”)
Product obtained by drying and grinding waste from slaughtered poultry; it should be substantially free of feathers
Protein

Moisture

Chlorides, expressed as NaCl

Oil

Ash

3.2.7 Hydrolyzed feather meal
Product obtained by hydrolyzing, drying and grinding poultry feathers
Protein

Moisture

Ash insoluble in HCI

3.2.8 Animal fat
Product composed of fat processed from warm-blooded land animals or from parts thereof. It shall be technically free of organic solvents

Moisture

Acid index

Matter insoluhlc in light petroleum

3.3 Products derived from fish or other marine animals
3.3.1 Fish meal (Products whose chloride content expressed as NaCl is less than 2% may be referred to as “low in salt”)
Product obtained by drying and grinding whole fish, or parts thereof, of various species. Concentrated press liquid may be added

Protein

Oil

Moisture

Chlorides, expressed as NaCl

Calcium carbonate

Phosphorus

3.3.2 Cod liver oil
Oil obtained from fresh livers of fish of the cod family (Gadidae)
Vitamin A

Moisture

Acid index

Matter insoluble in light petroleum

4.
MINERAL SUBSTANCES

4.1 Calcium carbonate (The nature of the product (column 3) should be indicated in the name)
Precipitated calcium carbonate, ground limestone, prepared chalk, granulated chalk, ground oyster or mussel shells

Calcium

Ash insoluble in HCI

4.2 Calcium and magnesium carbonate
Natural mixture of calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate

Calcium

Magnesium

4.3 Calcareous marine algae (Maerl)
Product of natural origin obtained from calcareous algae, ground or granulated

Calcium

Ash insoluble in HCI

4.4 Magnesium oxide
Technically pure magnesium oxide (MgO)
Magnesium

4.5 Kieserite
Natural magnesium sulphate (MgSO4H2O)
Magnesium

4.6 Calcium monohydrogen phosphate (dicalcium phosphate) (The manufacturing process may be indicated in the name)
Product consisting of technically pure calcium monohydrogen phosphate (dicalcium phosphate)

Phosphorus

Chlorides, expressed as NaCl

Calcium

4.7 Defluorinated natural phosphate
Product obtained by grinding natural phosphates, purified and defluorinated to a greater or lesser degree
Phosphorus
Calcium

4.8 De-gelatinised bone meal
De-gelatinised, sterilised, ground bones from which the fat has been removed
Phosphorus

Moisture

Calcium

4.9 Calcium bis-( dihydrogen phosphate) (monocalcium phosphate)
Product consisting of technically pure calcium bis-(dihydrogen phosphate) (monocalcium phosphate)
Phosphorus
Calcium

4.10 Ammonium dihydrogen phosphate (mono-ammonium phosphate)
Product consisting mainly of technically pure ammonium dihydrogen phosphate

Phosphorus

Nitrogen

Regulation 10

SCHEDULE 3LIMITS OF VARIATION

PART A —COMPOUND FEEDING STUFFS EXCEPT THOSE FOR PETS

Analytical constituents
Limits of variation (absolute value in percentage by weight, except where otherwise specified)

Ash

If present in excess—

2 for declarations of 10% or more

20% of the amount stated for declarations of 5% or nore but less than 10%

1 for declarations of less than 5%

In case of deficiency—

3 for declarations of 10% or more

30% of the amount stated for declarations of 5% or more but less than 10%

1.5 for declarations less than 5%

Ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid

lf present in excess—

2 for declarations of 10% or more

20% of the amount stated for declarations of 5% or more but less than 10%

1 for declarations less than 5%

Calcium

If present in excess—

3.6 for declarations of 16% or more

22.5% of the amount stated for declarations of 12% or more but less than 16%

2.7 for declarations of 6% or more but less than 12% 45% of the amount stated for declarations of 1% or more but less than 6%

0.45 for declarations less than 1%

In case of deficiency—

1.2 for declarations of 16% or more

7.5% of the amount stated for declarations of 12% or more but less than 16%

0.9 for declarations of 6% or more but less than 12% 15% of the amount stated for declarations of 1% or more but less than 6%

0.15 for declarations less than 1%

Cystine

In case of deficiency—

30% of the amount stated

Fibre

If present in excess—

1.8 for all declarations

In case of deficiency—

45% of the amount stated

Lysine

In case of deficiency—

30% of the amount stated

Magnesium

If present in excess—

4.5 for declarations of 15% or more

30% of the amount stated for declarations of 7.5% or more but less than 15%

2.25 for declarations of 5% or more but less than 7.5%

45% of the amount stated for declarations of 0.7% or more but less than 5%

0.3 for declarations less than 0.7%

In case of deficiency—

1.5 for declarations of 15% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 7.5% or more but less than 15%

0.75 for declarations of 5% or more but less than 7.5%

15% of the amount stated for declarations of 0.7% or more but less than 5%

0.1 for declarations less than 0.7%

Methionine

In case of deficiency—

30% of the amount stated

Moisture

If present in excess—

1 for declarations of 10% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 5% or more but less than 10%

0.5 for declarations less than 5%

Oil

If present in excess—

3 for declarations of 15% or more

20% of the amount stated for declarations of 8% or more but less than 15%

1.6 for declarations less than 8%

In case of deficiency—

1.5 for declarations of 15% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 8% or more but less than 15%

0.8 for declarations less than 8%

Phosphorus

If present in excess—

3.6 for declarations of 16% or more

22.5% of the amount stated for declarations of 12% or more but less than 16%

2.7 for declarations of 6% or more but less than 12%

45% of the amount stated for declarations of 1% or more but less than 6%

0.45 for declarations less than 1%

In case of deficiency—

1.2 for declarations of 16% or more

7.5% of the amount stated for declarations of 12% or more but less than 16%

0.9 for declarations of 6% or more but less than 12%

15% of the amount stated for declarations of 1% or more but less than 6%

0.15 for declarations less than 1%

Potassium

If present in excess—

4.5 for declarations of 15% or more

30% of the amount stated for declarations of 7.5% or more but less than 15%

2.25 for declarations of 5% or more but less than 7.5%

45% of the amount stated for declarations of 0.7% or more but less than 5%

0.3 for declarations less than 0.7%

In case of deficiency—

1.5 for declarations of 15% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 7.5% or more but less than 15%

0.75 for declarations of 5% or more but less than 7.5%

15% of the amount stated for declarations of 0.7% or more but less than 5%

0.1 for declarations less than 0.7%

Protein

If present in excess—

4 for declarations of 20% or more

20% of the amount stated for declarations of 10% or more but less than 20%

2 for declarations less than 10%

In case of deficiency—

2 for declarations of 20% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 10% or more but less than 20%

1 for declarations less than 10%

Protein equivalent of biuret, diureidoisobutane, urea or urea phosphate
± 1.25 or ± 20% of the amount stated, whichever is greater

Sodium

If present in excess—

4.5 for declarations of 15% or more

30% of the amount stated for declarations of 7.5% or more but less than 15%

2.25 for declarations of 5% or more but less than 7.5%

45% of the amount stated for declarations of 0.7% or more but less than 5%

0.3 for declarations less than 0.7%

In case of deficiency—

1.5 for declarations of 15% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 7.5% or more but less than 15%

0.75 for declarations of 5% or more but less than 7.5%

15% of the amount stated for declarations of 0.7% or more but less than 5%

0.1 for declarations less than 0.7%

Starch and total sugar plus starch

If present in excess—

5 for declarations of 25% or more

20% of the amount stated for declarations of 10% or more but less than 25%

2 for declarations less than 10%

In case of deficiency—

2.5 for declarations of 25% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 10% or more but less than 25%

1 for declarations less than 10%

Total sugar expressed as sucrose

If present in excess—

4 for declarations of 20% or more

20% of the amount stated for declarations of 10% or more but less than 20%

2 for declarations less than 10%

In case of deficiency—

2 for declarations of 20% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 10% or more but less than 20%

1 for declarations less than 10%

Threonine

In case of deficiency—

30% of the amount stated

Tryptophan

In case of deficiency—

30% of the amount stated

PART B—COMPOUND PET FOODS

Analytical constituents
Limits of variation (absolute value in percentage by weight, except where otherwise specified)

Ash

If present in excess—

1.5 for all declarations

In case of deficiency—

4.5 for all declarations

Ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid

If present in excess—

1.5 for all declarations

Calcium

If present in excess—

3.6 for declarations of 16% or more

22.5% of the amount stated for declarations of 12% or more but less than 16%

2.7 for declarations of 6% or more but less than 12%

45% of the amount stated for declarations of 1% or more but less than 6%

0.45 for declarations less than 1%

In case of deficiency—

1.2 for declarations of 16% or more

7.5% of the amount stated for declarations of 12% or more but less than 16%

0.9 for declarations of 6% or more but less than 12%

15% of the amount stated for declarations of 1% or more but less than 6%

0.15 for declarations less than 1%

Cystine

In case of deficiency—

30% of the amount stated

Fibre

If present in excess—

1 for all declarations

In case of deficiency—

3 for all declarations

Lysine

In case of deficiency—

30% of the amount stated

Magnesium

If present in excess—

4.5 for declarations of 15% or more

30% of the amount stated for declarations of 7.5% or more but less than 15%

2.25 for declarations of 5% or more but less than 7.5%

45% of the amount stated for declarations of 0.7% or more but less than 5%

0.3 for declarations less than 0.7%

In case of deficiency—

1.5 for declarations of 15% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 7.5% or more but less than 15%

0.75 for declarations of 5% or more but less than 7.5%

15% of the amount stated for declarations of 0.7% or more but less than 5%

0.1 for declarations less than 0.7%

Methionine

In case of deficiency—

30% of the amount stated

Moisture

If present in excess—

3 for declarations of 40% or more

7.5% of the amount stated for declarations of 20% or more but less than 40%

1.5 for declarations less than 20%

Oil

If present in excess—

5 for all declarations

In case of deficiency—

2.5 for all declarations

Phosphorus

If present in excess—

3.6 for declarations of 16% or more

22.5% of the amount stated for declarations of 12% or more but less than 16%

2.7 for declarations of 6% or more but less than 12%

45% of the amount stated for declarations of 1% or more but less than 6%

0.45 for declarations less than 1%

In case of deficiency—

1.2 for declarations of 16% or more

7.5% of the amount stated for declarations of 12% or more but less than 16%

0.9 for declarations of 6% or more but less than 12%

15% of the amount stated for declarations of 1% or more but less than 6%

0.15 for declarations less than 1%

Potassium

If present in excess—

4.5 for declarations of 15% or more

30% of the amount stated for declarations of 7.5% or more but less than 15%

2.25 for declarations of 5% or more but less than 7.5%

45% of the amount stated for declarations of 0.7% or more but less than 5%

0.3 for declarations less than 0.7%

In case of deficiency—

1.5 for declarations of 15% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 7.5% or more but less than 15%

0.75 for declarations of 5% or more but less than 7.5%

15% of the amount stated for declarations of 0.7% or more but less than 5%

0.1 for declarations less than 0.7%

Protein

If present in excess—

6.4 for declarations of 20% or more

32% of the amount stated for declarations of 12.5% or more but less than 20%

4 for declarations less than 12.5%

In case of deficiency—

3.2 for declarations of 20% or more

16% of the amount stated for declarations of 12.5% or more but less than 20%

2 for declarations less than 12.5%

Sodium

If present in excess—

4.5 for declarations of 15% or more

30% of the amount stated for declarations of 7.5% or more but less than 15%

2.25 for declarations of 5% or more but less than 7.5%

45% of the amount stated for declarations of 0.7% or more but less than 5%

0.3 for declarations less than 0.7%

In case of deficiency—

1.5 for declarations of 15% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 7.5% or more but less than 15%

0.75 for declarations of 5% or more but less than 7.5%

15% of the amount stated for declarations of 0.7% or more but less than 5%

0.1 for declarations less than 0.7%

Starch and total sugar plus starch

If present in excess—

5 for declarations of 25% or more

20% of the amount stated for declarations of 10% or more but less than 25%

2 for declarations less than 10%

In case of deficiency—

2.5 for declarations of 25% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 10% or more but less than 25%

1 for declarations less than 10%

Total sugar expressed as sucrose

If present in excess—

4 for declarations of 20% or more

20% of the amount stated for declarations of 10% or more but less than 20%

2 for declarations less than 10%

In case of deficiency—

2 for declarations of 20% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 10% or more but less than 20%

1 for declarations less than 10%

Threonine

In case of deficiency—

30% of the amount stated

Tryptophan

In case of deficiency—

30% of the amount stated

PART C —OTHER FEEDING STUFFS NOT COVERED BY PARTS A OR B

Analytical constituents
Limits of variation (absolute value in percentage by weight, except where otherwise specified)

Acid index

If present in excess—

1.5 for declarations of 15% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 2% or more but less than 15%

0.2 for declarations less than 2%

Ash

If present in excess—

3 for declarations of 10% or more

30% of the amount stated for declarations of 5% or more but less than 10%

1.5 for declarations less than 5%

Ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid

If present in excess—

10% of the amount stated for declarations above 3%

0.3 for declarations up to and including 3%

Calcium

In case of deficiency—

1.5 for declarations of 15% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 2% or more but less than 15%

0.2 for declarations less than 2%

Calcium carbonate

If present in excess—

1.5 for declarations of 15% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 2% or more but less than 15%

0.2 for declarations less than 2%

Carotene

In case of deficiency—

30% of the amount stated

Chlorides expressed as NaCl

If present in excess—

10% of the amount stated for declarations above 3%

0.3 for declarations up to and including 3%

Fibre

If present in excess—

2.1 for declarations of 14% or more

15% of the amount stated for declarations of 6% or more but less than 14%

0.9 for declarations less than 6%

Inulin

In case of deficiency—

3 for declarations of 30% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 10% or more but less than 30%

1 for declarations less than 10%

Lysine

In case of deficiency—

20% of the amount stated

Magnesium

In case of deficiency—

1.5 for declarations of 15% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 2% or more but less than 15%

0.2 for declarations less than 2%

Matter insoluble in light petroleum

If present in excess—

1.5 for declarations of 15% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 2% or more but less than 15%

0.2 for declarations less than 2%

Methionine

In case of deficiency—

20% of the amount stated

Moisture

If present in excess—

1 for declarations of 10% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 5% or more but less than 10%

0.5 for declarations less than 5%

Oil

If present in excess—

3.6 for declarations of 15% or more

24% of the amount stated for declarations of 5% or more but less than 15%

1.2 for declarations less than 5%

In case of deficiency—

1.8 for declarations of 15% or more

12% of the amount stated for declarations of 5% or more but less than 15%

0.6 for declarations less than 5%

Phosphorus

In case of deficiency—

1.5 for declarations of 15% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 2% or more but less than 15%

0.2 for declarations less than 2%

Protein

In case of deficiency—

2 for declarations of 20% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 10% or more but less than 20%

1 for declarations less than 10%

Protein equivalent of uric acid

If present in excess—

1.25, or 25% of the amount stated, whichever is ttlc greater

Sodium

If present in excess—

4.5 for declarations of 15% or more

30% of the amount stated for declarations of 2% or more but less than 15%

0.6 for declarations less than 2%

Starch

In case of deficiency—

3 for declarations of 30% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of I (I'& 01 more but less than 30%

1 for declarations less than 10%

Sugar (total sugars, reducing sugars, sucrose, lactose, glucose (dextrose))

If present in excess—

4 for declarations of 20% or more

20% of the amount stated for declarations of 5% 01 more but less than 20%

1 for declarations less than 5%

In case of deticiency—

2 for declarations of 20% or more

10% of the amount stated for declarations of 5% or more but less than 20%

0.5 for declarations less than 5%

Xanthophyll

In case of deficiency—

30% of the amount stated

PART D —VITAMINS AND TRACE ELEMENTS

Analytical constituents
Limits of variation (absolute value in percentage by weight, except where otherwise specified)

Cobalt
± 50% of the amount stated

Copper

±30% of the amount stated for declarations above 200 mg/kg

±50% of the amount stated for declarations up to and including 200 mg/kg

Iodine
±50% of the amount stated

Iron

±30% of the amount stated for declarations of 250 mg/kg or more

±50% of the amount stated for declarations less than 250 mg/kg

Manganese
±50% of the amount stated

Molybdenum
±50% of the amount stated

Selenium
±50% of the amount stated

Vitamms D2, and D3

±30% of the amount stated for declarations above 4000 IU/kg

±50% of the amount stated for declarations up to and including 4000 IU/kg

Vitamins other than D2 and D3

In case of deficiency—

30% of the amount stated

Zinc
±50% of the amount stated

PART E —ENERGY VALUE OF COMPOUND FEEDING STUFFS

Feeding stuff
Limits of variation

Compound feeding stuffs for poultry

±0.7 MJ/kg (absolute value)

Compound feeding stuffs for ruminants
±7.5% of the amount stated

Compound feeding stuffs for pigs
±7.5% of the amount stated

Feeding stuffs for particular nutritional purposes for cats and dogs
±15% of the amount stated

Regulation 14

SCHEDULE 4PERMITTED ADDITIVES AND PROVISIONS RELATING TO THEIR USE

1.  In this Schedule “material” means “material intended for use as a feeding stuff”, and any reference to a numbered Part is a reference to the Part bearing that number in the Table in this Schedule.

2.  No material shall contain any added antioxidant other than one named or described in column 2 of Part I, or any antioxidant so named or described unless, taking into account any such antioxidant which is naturally present, the maximum content (if any) specified in relation thereto in column 4 of that Part is not exceeded.

3.  No material shall contain—

(a)any colourant other than one named or described in column 2 of Part II; or

(b)any colourant named or described in column 2 of Part II unless—

(i)the material is intended for an animal listed opposite the colourant in question in column 4 of that Part;

(ii)taking into account any such colourant as is naturally present, the maximum content (if any) specified in relation thereto in column 5 of that Part is not exceeded; and

(iii)the material complies with the conditions (if any) specified in relation thereto in column 6 of that Part.

4.—(1) No material shall contain any added emulsifier, stabiliser, thickener or gelling agent other than one named or described in Part III, or any emulsifier or stabiliser named or described in Chapter A of Part III unless the material is to be used in accordance with the specification, if any, laid down in respect of it in that Chapter.

(2) No material shall contain any substance named or described in column 2 of Chapter B of Part III unless—

(a)that material is intended for animals listed opposite the substance in question in column 3 of that Chapter;

(b)taking account of any such substance which is naturally present, the maximum content (if any) specified in relation thereto in column 4 of that Chapter is not exceeded; and

(c)the material complies with the conditions specified in relation thereto in column 5 of that Chapter.

5.  No material shall contain any added binder, anti-caking agent or coagulant other than one named or described in Part IV, or any substance named or described in Chapter B of that Part unless—

(a)taking account of any such substance which is naturally present, the maximum content (if any) specified in relation thereto in column 4 of that Chapter is not exceeded;

(b)the material is to be used in accordance with the conditions (if anyj laid down in respect of it in column 5 of that Chapter; and

(c)the material is intended for animals listed opposite the binder, anti-caking agent or coagulant concerned, in column 3 of that Chapter.

6.—(1) Material may contain any vitamin (not being vitamin A, D2 or D3) or any pro-vitamin or chemically well defined substance having a similar effect.

(2) No material may contain any added vitamin A, D2 or D3 unless—

(a)the material is for a species of category of animal listed opposite the vitamin in question in column 3 of Part V,

(b)taking into account any such vitamin as is naturally present, the maximum content (if any) specified in relation thereto in column 4 of that Part is not exceeded; and

(c)the material complies with the conditions (if any) specified in relation thereto in column 5 of that Part.

7.—(1) No material shall contain any added trace element other than one from a source specified in columns 3 and 4 of Part VI.

(2) No material shall contain any added trace element from a source so specified in proportions which, taking account of any such trace element which is naturally present exceed, in respect of animals (if any) listed opposite the trace element in question in column 5, the maximum content specified in relation thereto in column 6 of that Part.

(3) No material shall contain any added trace element from a source so specified which does not comply with the conditions (if any) specified in respect of that source in column 7 of that Part.

8.  No material shall contain—

(a)any added aromatic or appetising substance other than one named or described in column 2 of Part VII;

(b)any added aromatic or appetising substance named or described in the said column 2 which, taking account of any such substance which is naturally present, exceeds the maximum content (if any) specified in relation thereto in column 6 of Part VII; or

(c)any added aromatic or appetising substance named or described in the said column 2, unless the material is for a species or category of animal listed opposite the substance in question in column 4 of Part VII and the animal concerned is of an age no greater than that (if any) specified in column 5 of that Part.

9.—(1) No material shall contain any added preservative other than one named or described in Part VIII.

(2) No material shall contain any added preservative specified in column 2 of Chapter B of Part VIII which, taking account of any such preservative which is naturally present, exceeds, in respect of animals listed opposite the preservative in question in column 4, the maximum content specified in relation thereto in column 5; and no material shall contain any added preservative specified in column 2 of that Chapter unless the material is for a species or category of animal listed opposite the preservative in question in column 4 of that Chapter, and is used in accordance with the specifications, if any, laid down in respect of it therein.

10.  Material intended for use as a pet food for dogs and cats may contain any of the acidity regulators named in Part IX.

11.  No material shall contain—

(a)any added enzyme, other than one named or described in column 2 of Part X; or

(b)any added enzyme named or described in column 2 of that Part unless—

(i)the material is for a species or category of animal listed opposite the enzyme in question in column 4 of that Part, and the animal concerned is of an age no greater than that (if any) specified in column 5 of that Part;

(ii)taking into account any such enzyme which is naturally present, the content of the enzyme is not less than the minimum (if any) specified in column 6 of that Part, and does not exceed the maximum (if any) specified in column 7 of that Part; and

(iii)the material is to be used in accordance with the conditions (if any) laid down in column 8 of that Part.

12.  Unless otherwise stated, any maximum or minimum specified in the Table for the content of any additive in any feeding stuff is so specified by reference to a complete feeding stuff with a moisture content of 12%.

PART 1PERMITTED ANTIOXIDANTS

Column 1
Column 2
Column 3
Column 4

EEC No.
Name or Description
Maximum Formula
Maximum content (mg/kg in complete feeding stuffs)

E300
L-Ascorbic acid
C6H8O6

E301
Sodium L-ascorbate
C6H7O6Na

E302
Calcium Di(L-ascorbate)
C12H14O12Ca.2H2O

E303
5,6-Diacetyl-L-ascorbic acid
C10H12O8

E304
6-Palmitoyl-L-ascorbic acid
C22H38O7

E306
Tocopherol-rich extracts of natural origin


E307
Synthetic alpha-tocopherol
C29H50O2

E308
Synthetic gamma-tocopherol
C28H48O2

E309
Synthetic delta-tocopherol
C27H46O2

E310

E311

E312

Propyl gallate

Octyl gallate

Dodecyl gallate

C10H12O5

C15H22O5

C19H30O5

} 100: alone or together

E320

E321

E324

Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA)

Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHA)

Ethoxyquin

C11H16O2

C15H24O

C14H19NO

} 150: alone or together

PART IIPERMITTED COLOURANTS

Column 1
Column 2
Column 3
Column 4
Column 5
Column 6

EEC No.
Name or description
Chemical formula, description
Kind of animal
Maximum content (mg/kg in complete feeding stuffs)
Conditions

E160c

E160e

E160f

E161b

E16lc

1.  Carotenoids and xanthophylls: Capsanthin

Beta-apo-8'-carotenal

Ethyl ester of beta-apo 8'-carotenoic acid

Lutein

Cryptoxanthin

C40H56O3

C30H40O

C32H44O2

C40H56O2

C40H55

} Poultry
} 80 (alone or with the other carotenoids and xanthophylls)
None

E161g
Canthaxanthin
C40H52)2

(a)Poultry

(b)Salmon, trout

(c)Dogs, cats and ornamental fish

80

No limit

Use permitted from the age of 6 months onwards. The mixture of canthaxanthin with astaxanthin is allowed provided that the total concentration of the mixture does not exceed 100 mg/kg in the complete feeding stuff.

None

E161h

E161i

Zeaxanthin

Citranaxanthin

C40H56O2

C33H44O

Poultry

Laying hens

} 80 (alone or with other carotenoids and xanthophylls)
None

E161j
Astaxanthin
C40H52O4

(a)Salmon, trout

(b)Ornamental fish

100

No limit

Use only permitted from the age of 6 months onwards. The mixture of astaxanthin with canthaxanthin is allowed provided that the total concentration of the mixture does not exceed 100 mg/kg in the complete feeding stuff.

None

El02

El10

El24

El27

2.  Other colourants: Tartrazine

Sunset yellow FCF

Ponceau 4R

Erythrosine

C16H9N4Na3O9S2

C16H10N2Na2O7S2

C20H11N2Na3O10S3

C20H6I4Na2O5H2O

} Ornamental fish
No limit
None

El31
Patent Blue V
Calcium salt of the disulphonic acid of m-hydroxytetraethy diamino triphenylcarbinol anhydridc

(a)All species or categories of animals with the exception of dogs and cats

(b)Dogs and cats

No limit

No limit

Permitted in animal feeding stuffs only in products processed from:

(i)
waste products of foodstuffs,

(ii)
denatured cereals or manioc flour, or

(iii)
other base substances denatured by means of these agents or coloured during technical preparation to ensure the necessary identification during manufacture.

El32
Indigotine
C16H8N2Na2O8S2

Ornamental fish
No limit
None

E141
Chlorophyll copper complex

Ornamental fish
No limit
None

E142

Acid Brilliant Green BS, (Lissamine Green)

Sodium salt of 4,4'-bis (dimethylamino) diphenylmethylene -2-naphtol-3,6-disulphonic acid

(a)All species or categories of animals with the exception of dogs, cats and ornamental fish

(b)Dogs, cats and ornamental fish

No limit

No limit

Permitted in animal feeding stuffs only in products processed from:

(i)
waste products of foodstuffs,

(ii)
denatured cereals or manioc flour, or

(iii)
other base substances denatured by means of these agents or coloured during technical preparation to ensure the necessary identification during manufacture.

None

E153

E160B

E172

Carbon black

Bixin

Iron oxide, red

C

C25H30O4

Fe2O3

} Ornamenal fish
No limit
None

3.  All colourants (other than Patent Blue V and Acid Brilliant Green BS) at present permitted for use in human food by European Community Directives, as implemented by Regulations made or having effect as if made under the Food Safety (Northern Ireland) Order 1991(24)



(a)All species or categories of animals with the exception of dogs and cats

(b)Dogs and cats

No limit

No limit

Permitted in animal feeding stuffs only in products processed from:

(i)
waste products of, foodstuffs, or

(ii)
other base substances, with the exception of cereals and manioc flour, denatured by means of these agents or coloured during technical preparation to ensure the necessary identification during manufacture.

None

PART IIIPERMITED EMULSIFIERS, STABILISERS, THICKENERS AND GELLING AGENTS

CHAPTER A

EEC No.
Name or description

E322
Lecithins

E400
Alginic acid

E401
Sodium alginate

E402
Potassium alginate

E403
Ammonium alginate — Not permitted in aquarium fish feed

E404
Calcium alginate

E405
Propylene glycol alginate (propane-1,2-diol alginate)

E406
Agar

E407
Carrageenan

E408
Furcellaran

E410
Locust bean gum (carob gum)

E411
Tamarind seed flour

E412
Guar gum (guar flour)

E413
Tragacanth

E414
Acacia (gum arabic)

E415
Xanthan gum

E420
D-Glucitol (sorbitol)

E421
Mannitol

E422
Glycerol

E440
Pectins

E460
Microcrystalline cellulose

E460(ii)
Cellulose powder

E461
Methylcellulose

E462
Ethylcellulose

E463
Hydroxypropylcellulose

E464
Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose

E465
Ethylmethylcellulose

E466
Carboxymethylcellulose (sodium salt of carboxymethyl ether of cellulose)

E470
Sodium, potassium and calcium salts of edible fatty acids, alone or in mixtures, derived either from edible fats or distilled edible fatty acids

E471
Monoacyl and diacylglycerols (mono-and di-glycerides of fatty acids)

E472

Monoacyl and diacylglycerols esterified with the following acids:

(a)
acetic

(b)
lactic

(c)
citric

(d)
tartaric

(e)
monoacetyltartaric and diacetyltartaric

E473
Sucrose esters of fatty acids (esters of saccharose and edible fatty acids)

E474
Mixture of sucrose esters of monoacyl and diacylglycerols (sucroglycerides)

E475
Polyglycerol esters of non-polymerised edible fatty acids

E477
Propylene glycol esters of fatty acids (propane-1,2-diol esters of fatty acids)

E480
Stearoyl-2-lactylic acid

E481
Sodium stearoyl-2-lactylate

E482
Calcium stearoyl-2-lactylate

E483
Stearyl tartrate

E484
Glycerol poly(ethylene glycol)ricinoleate

E486
Dextrans

E491
Sorbitan monostearate

E492
Sorbitan tristearate

E493
Sorbitan monolaurate

E494
Sorbitan mono-oleate

E495
Sorbitan monopalmitate

CHAPTER B

Column 1
Column 2
Column 3
Column 4
Column 5

EEC No.
Name or descriprion
Kind of animal
Maximum content (mg/kg in complete feeding stuffs)
Conditions

E418
Gellan Gum (Polytetrasaccharide containing glucose, glucuronic acid and rhamnose (2: 1: 1) produced by Pseudomonas elodea (ATCC3 1466))
Dogs, Cats
No limit .
Canned feeding stuffs only

E432

E433

E434

E435

E436

Polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan monolaurate

Polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan mono-oleate

Polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan monopalmitate

Polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan monostearate

Polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan tristearate

} All species of animals
} 5000 (alone or with ather Polysorbates)
}Milk replacer feeds only

E45Ob(i)

penra Sodium triphosphate
Dogs, Cats
5000
All feeding stuffs

E487
Polyethyleneglycol esters of fatty acids from soya oil
Calves
6000
Milk replacer feeds only

E488
Polyoxyethylated glycerides of tallow fatty acids
Calves
5000
Milk replacer feeds only

E489
Ethers of polyglycerol and of alcohols obtained by the reduction of oleic and palmitic acids
Calves
5000
Milk replacer feeds only

E490
Propane-1, 2-diol

Dairy cows

Calves

Cattle for fattening

Lambs

Kids

Swine

Poultry

12000

36000

300

} All feeding stuffs

E496

E497

Poly(ethylene glycol) 6000

Polyoxypropylene — polyoxyethylene polymers (M.W. 6800-9000)

} All species of animals

300

50

} All feeding stuffs

E498
Partial polyglycerol esters of polycondensed fatty acids of castor oil (polyglycerol polyricinoleate)
Dogs
No limit
All feeding stuffs

E499
Cassia Gum
Dogs, Cats
17600
Canned feeding stuffs only

PART IVPERMITTED BINDERS, ANTI-CAKING AGENTS AND COAGULANTS

CHAPTER A

EEC No.
Name or description
Chemical formula

E330
Citric acid
C6H8O7

E470
Sodium, potassium and calcium stearates

C18H35O2Na

C18H35O2K and

C36H70O4Ca

E551a
Silicic acid (precipitated and dried)


E551b
Colloidal silica


E551c
Kieselguhr (diatomaceous earth, purified)


E552
Calcium silicate (synthetic)


E554
Sodium aluminosilicate (synthetic)


E559
Kaolin and kaolinitic clays free of asbestos (naturally occurring mixtures of minerals containing at least 65% complex hydrated aluminium silicates whose main constituent is kaolinite)


E560
Natural mixtures of steatite and chlorite free of asbestos (min. purity of the mixture: 85%)


E561
Vermiculite (hydrated silicate of magnesium, aluminium and iron, expanded by heating, free of asbestos:—max. fluorine content — 0.3%)


E565
Lignosulphonates


CHAPTER B

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EEC No.
Name or description
Kind of animal
Maximum content (mg/kg in complete feeding stuffs)
Conditions

E558
Bentonite and montmorillonite
All species of animals
20000
All feeding stuffs (mixing of antibiotic growth promoters and coccidiostats with feeding stuffs and ingredients in the presence of these additives is prohibited except for tylosin, monensin sodium, narasin, ipronidazole, lasalocid sodium, avoparcin, flavophospholipol, salinomycin sodium, ronidazole and virginiamycin, nicarbazin, robenidine and maduramicin ammonium)

E516
Calcium sulphate dihydrate
All species of animals
30000
All feeding stuffs

E599
Perlite
All species of animals
No limit
All feeding stuffs

E562

Sepiolite

Hydrated magnesium silicate of sedimentary origin, containing at least 60% sepiolite and maximum 30% montmorillonite. Asbestos free.

All species of animals
20000
All feeding stuffs

E563

Sepiolitic clay

Hydrated magnesium silicate of sedimentary origin, containing at least 40% sepiolite and 25% illite.

Asbestos free.

All species
20000
All feeding stuffs

E598

Synthetic calcium aluminates. Mixture of calcium aluminates containing between 35% and 51% of A12O3 maximum molybdenum content of 20 mg/kg

Natrolite—phonolite (Natural mixture of aluminium silicates, alkalines and alkaline — earth and aluminium hydrosilicates, natrolite (43%-46%) and feldspar)

Poultry, rabbits and pigs

Dairy cows, cattle for fattening

Calves, lambs and kids

All species of animals

20000

8000

25000

All feeding stuffs

All feeding stuffs

All feeding stuffs

PART VVITAMINS, PRO-VITAMINS AND SUBSTANCES HAVING A SIMILAR EFFECT

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EEC No.
Vitamin
Kind of animal
Maximum content (international units per kilogram in complete feeding stufSs) or of the daily ration
Conditions

E672
A

Chickens for fattening

Ducks for fattening

Turkeys for fattening

Lambs for fattening

Pigs for fattening

Bovines for fattening

13500

13500

13500

13500

13500

13500

} All feeding stuffs except feeding stuffs for young animals

Calves for fattening

25000
Only milk replacers

Other species of animals


All feeding stuffs

E670 or
D2

Pigs

Piglets

Cattle

Calves

Sheep

Lambs

Horses

Other species of animals except poultry and fish

2000

10000 in milk peplacer feeds only

4000

10000 in milk replacer feeds only

4000

10000 in milk replacer feeds only

4000

2000

} Simultaneous use of Vitamin D2 and D3 prohibited

E671
D3

Pigs

Piglets

Cattle

Calves

Sheep

Lambs

Horses

Chickens for fattening

Turkeys

Other poultry

Fish

Other species of animals

2000

10000 in milk replacer feeds only

1000

10000 in milk replacer feeds only

4000

10000 in milk replacer feeds only

4000

5000

5000

3000

3000

2000

} Simultaneous use of Vitamin D2 and D3 prohibited

PART VITRACE ELEMENTS

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EEC No.
Element
Name of additive
Chemical formula
Kind of animal
Maximum content of the element mg/kg in complete feeding stuffs
Conditions

E1
Iron-Fe

Ferrous carbonate

Ferrous chloride, tetrahydrate

Ferric chloride, hexahydrate

Ferrous citrate, hexahydrate

Ferrous fumarate

Ferrous lactate, trihydrate

Ferric oxide

Ferrous sulphate, monohydrate

FeCO3

FeCl24H2O

FeC136H2O

Fe3(C6H5O7)26H2O

FeC4H2O4

Fe(C3H5O3)2.3H2O

Fe2O3

FeS04.H2O

} All animals
1250 (total)















Permitted:

(i)
in denatured skimmed milk powder and in compound feeding stuffs manufactured from denatured powder

subject to the mandatory provisions of E Commission Regulations (EEC) No. 368/77 and (EEC) No. 443/77.

declaration of the amount of iron added, expressed as the element, on the label or package or container of denatured 5 skimmed milk a' powder.

(ii)
in compound feeding stuffs other than those listed under (i).

Ferrous sulphate, heptahydrate
FeS04.7H2O
All animals
1250 (total)

Permitted:

(i)
in denatured skimmed milk and in compound feeding stuffs manufactured from denatured skimmed milk powder:

subject to the mandatory & provisions of Commission Regulations (EEC) No. 368/77 and (EEC) No. 443/77.

declaration of the amount of iron added, expressed as the element, on the label or package or container of denatured skimmed milk powder.

(ii)
in compound 5 feeding stuffs other than those listed under (i).

Ferrous Chelate of Amino Acids hydrate
Fe(x) 1-3.nH2O (where x equals an anion of any amino acid derived from hydrolysed Soya Protein) Molecular weight not exceeding 1.500
} All animals



E2
Iodine-I

Calcium iodate, hexahydrate

Calcium iodate, anhydrous

Sodium iodide

Potassium iodide

Ca(IO3)2.6H2O

Ca(IO3)2

NaI

KI

} equines; other species of animals

4 (total);

40 (total)









E3
Cobalt-Co

Cobaltous acetate, tetrahydrate

Basic cobaltous carbonate, monohydrate

Cobaltous chloride, hexahydrate

Cobaltous sulphate, heptahydrate

Cobaltous sulphate, monohydrate

Cobaltous nitrate, hexahydrate

Co(CH3COO)2.4H2O

2CoCO3.3Co(OH)2.H2O

CoCl2.6H2O

CoSO4.7H2O

CoSO4.H2O

Co(NO3)2.6H2O

} All animals
10 (total)













E4
Copper-Cu

Cupric acetate, monohydrate

Basic cupric carbonate, monohydrate

Cupric chloride, dihydrate

Cupric methionate

Cupric oxide

Cupric sulphate, pentahydrate

Cu(CH3COO)2.H2O

CuCO3CU(OH)2.H2O

CuCl2.H2O

Cu(C3H10NO2S)2

CuO

CuSO4.5H2O

Pigs for fattening:

— over six month

Breeding pigs:

Calves:
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