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WAC 16-252-073: Expression of guarantees—Minimum vitamin content in specialty pet food

Published: 2015

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WACs > Title 16 > Chapter 16-252 > Section 16-252-073



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WAC 16-252-073

Expression of guarantees—Minimum vitamin content in specialty pet food.

(1) Guarantees of minimum vitamin content for specialty pet food must be listed in the order shown in the following table. The guarantees must be stated in: (a) Milligrams per pound; or (b) Per unit consistent with the units on the quantity statement; or (c) For the vitamins listed in the following table, the units must be consistent with those in the table:


Type of Vitamin and Listing Order: Stated in:

Vitamin A, other than precursors of Vitamin A International Units per pound (IU/lb)

Vitamin D, for other uses International Units per pound (IU/lb)

Vitamin E International Units per pound (IU/lb)

Concentrated oils and feed additive premixes containing vitamins A, D, and/or E May, at the option of the distributor, be stated in units per gram (g) instead of units per pound (lb)

Vitamin B-12 Milligrams (mg) or micrograms (µg) per pound (lb)

Menadione, riboflavin, d-pantothenic acid, thiamine, niacin, vitamin B-6, folic acid, choline, biotin, inositol, p-amino benzoic acid, ascorbic acid, and carotene Milligrams per pound (mg/lb)

(2) All liquid vitamin specialty pet foods must have a weight equivalent on the label following the guarantees for the vitamins (for example, 1 fl. oz = 28 grams). [Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.53 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 03-23-129, § 16-252-073, filed 11/19/03, effective 7/1/04.]