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Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

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Regulation 15

SCHEDULE 5PRESCRIBED LIMITS FOR UNDESIRABLE SUBSTANCES

PART IFEEDING STUFFS

Column 1Column 2Column 3
SubstancesFeeding stuffsMaximum content in mg/kg of feeding stuffs, referred to a moisture content of 12%
CHAPTER A
ArsenicStraight feeding stuffs except:2
— meal made from grass, from dried lucerne, or from dried clover4
— dried sugar beet pulp or dried molassed sugar beet pulp4
— phosphates and feeding stuffs obtained from the processing of fish or other marine animals10
Complete feeding stuffs except:
— complete feeding stuffs for fish4
Complementary feeding stuffs except:4
— mineral feeding stuffs12
CadmiumStraight feeding stuffs of vegetable origin1
Straight feeding stuffs of animal origin (with the exception of feeding stuffs for pets)2
Phosphates10
Complete feeding stuffs for cattle, sheep and goats (with the exception of complete feeding stuffs for calves, lambs and kids)1
Other complete feeding stuffs (with the exception of feeding stuffs for pets)0.5
Mineral feeding stuffs5
Other complementary feeding stuff for cattle, sheep and goats0.5
FluorineStraight reeding stuffs except:150
— feeding stuffs of animal origin500
— phosphates2000
Complete feeding stuffs except:150
— complete feeding stuffs for cattle, sheep and goats
— in milk30
—other50
—complete feeding stuffs for pigs100
—complete feeding stuffs for poultry350
—complete feeding stuffs for chicks250
Mineral mixtures for cattle, sheep and goats Other complementary feeding stuffs125 (fluorine content per percentage point phosphorus in the feeding stuff)
LeadStraight feeding stuffs except:10
— grass meal, lucerne meal or clover meal40
— phosphates30
— yeast5
Complete feeding stuffs5
Complementary feeding stuffs except:10
— mineral feeding stuffs30
MercuryStraight feeding stuffs except:0.1
— feeding stuffs produced by the processing of fish or other marine animals0.5
Complete feeding stuffs except:0.1
— complete feeding stuffs for dogs or cats0.4
Complementary feeding stuffs (with the exception of complementary feeding stuffs for dogs and cats)0.2
NitritesFish meal60 (expressed as sodium nitrite)
Complete feeding stuffs except feeding stuffs Intended for pets other than birds and aquarium fish15 (expressed as sodium nitrite)
CHAPTER B
Aflatoxin B1Straight feeding stuffs except:0.05
— groundnut, copra, palm-kernel, cotton seed. babassu, maize and products derived from the processing thereof0.02
Complete feeding stuffs for cattle, sheep and goats (except dairy animals, calves, lambs and kids)0.05
Complete feeding stuffs for pigs and poultry0.02
(except piglets and chicks)0.01
Other complete feeding stuffs0.05
Complementary feeding stuffs for cattle, sheer and goats (except complementary feeding stuffs for dairy animals, calves and lambs)0.03
Complementary feeding stuffs for pigs and poultry (except young animals) Other complementary feeding stuffs0.005
Castor oil plant Ricinus communis L.All feeding stuffs10 (expressed in terms of castor oil plant husks)
Crotalaria L sppAll unmilled materials100
Free GossypolStraight feeding stuffs except:20
— cotton cake or meal1200
Complete feeding stuffs except:20
— complete feeding stuffs for cattle, sheep and goats500
— complete feeding stuffs for poultry (except laying hens) and calves100
— complete feeding stuffs for rabbits and pigs (except piglets)60
Hydrocyanic acidStraight feeding stuffs except:50
— linseed250
— linseed cake or meal350
— manioc products and almond cakes100
Complete feeding stuffs except:50
— complete feeding stuffs for chicks10
Rye Ergot Claviceps purpurea (Fr.) TulAll feeding stuffs containing unground cereals1000
CHAPTER C

Apricot — Prunus armeniaca L.

Bitter almond — Prunus dulci (Mill.) D A Webb var. amara (DC.) Focke

(= Prunus amygdalus Batsch var. amara (DC.) Focke)

Unhusked beech mast — Fagus silvatica L.

Camelina — Camelina sativa (L) Crantz

Mowrah, bassia, madhuca — Madhuca longifalia (L) Macbr. (= Bassia longifolia L.= Illipe malabrorum Engl.) Madhuca indica Gmelin. (= Bassia latifolia (Roxb.) F. Mueller)

Purghera — Jatropha curcas L.

Croton — Croton tiglium L.

Indian mustard — Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. and Coss. ssp. integrifolia (West.) Thell

Sareptian mustard — Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. and Coss. ssp. juncea

Chinese mustard — Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. and Coss. ssp. juncea var. lutea Batalin

Black mustard — Brassica nigra (L.) Koch

Ethiopian mustard — Brassica carinata A Braun

} All feeding stuffs] Seeds and fruits of the plant species listed opposite as well as their processed derivatives may only be present in feeding stuffs in trace amounts not quantitatively determinable
TheobromineComplete feeding stuff except:300
—complete feeding stuffs for adult cattle700
VinylthiooxazolidoneComplete feeding stuffs for poultry except:1000
— complete feeding stuffs for laying hens500
Volatile mustard oilStraight feeding stuffs except:100 (expressed as ally1 isothiocyanate)
— rape cake or meal4000 (expressed as ally1 isothiocyanate)
Complete feeding stuffs except:150 (expressed as ally1 isothiocyanate)
— complete feeding stuffs for cattle, sheep and goats (except calves, lambs and kids:1000 (expressed as ally1 isothiocyanate)
— complete feeding stuffs for pigs (except piglets) and poultry500 (expressed as ally1 isothiocyanate)

Weed seeds and unground and uncrushed fruit containing alkaloids, glucoside or other toxic substances separately or in combination including:

(a)

Lolium temulentum L.

(b)

Lolium remotum Schrank

(c)

Datura stramorlium L.

All feeding stuffs

3000

  • 1000

  • 1000

  • 1000

CHAPTER D
Aldrin, Dieldrin } singly, or combined expressed as dieldrilAll feeding stuffs except fats

0.01

0.2

Camphechlor (Toxaphene)All feeding stuffs0.1
Chlordane (sum of cis and trans isomers and of oxychlordane)All feeding stuffs except fats

0.02

0.05

DDT (sum of DDT, TDE and DDE isomers, expressed as DDT)All feeding stuffs except fats

0.05

0.5

Endosulphan (sum of alpha and beta isomers and of endosulphan sulphate, expressed as endosulphan)All feeding stuffs except0.1
— maize0.2
— oilseeds0.5
— complete feeding stuff: for fish0.005
Endrin (sum of endrin and delta-keto-endrin, expressed as endrin)All feeding stuffs except fats

0.01

0.05

Heptachlor (sum of heptachlor and of heptachlor epoxide, expressed as heptachlor)All feeding stuffs except fats

0.01

0.2

Hexachlorobenzene (HCB)All feeding stuffs except fats

0.01

0.2

Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH)All feeding stuffs except fats

0.02

0.2

— alpha isomerStraight feeding stuffs except fats

0.01

0.1

— beta isomerCompound feeding stuffs except compound feeding stuffs for dairy cattle

0.01

0.005

— gamma isomerAll feeding stuffs except fats

0.2

2.0

PART IIINGREDIENTS

Column 1Column 2Column 3
SubstancesIngredientsMaximum content in mg/kg of ingredients referred to a moisture content of 12%
Aflatoxin B1Groundnut, copra, palm-kernel, cotton seed, babassu, maize and products derived from the processing thereof0.2
CadmiumPhosphates10
ArsenicPhosphates20

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