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Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

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PART IIPREMIXTURES

1.  The label or mark shall give—

(a)in the case of any premixture:

(i)the description “premixture”;

(ii)directions for use, including any appropriate safety recommendation;

(iii)the species or category of animal for which the premixture is intended;

(iv)the name or business name and the address or registered business address of the person responsible within the European Community for the particulars referred to in this Part;

(v)the net weight of any non-liquid premixture; and

(vi)either the net weight or the net volume of any liquid premixture;

(b)in the case of any antioxidant, colourant (including pigment), trace element or preservative in a premixture, for which a maximum content in a complete feeding stuff is provided for by the appropriate Part of the Table to Schedule 4:

(i)the name of the additive; and

(ii)the active substance level;

(c)in the case of vitamin E in a premixture:

(i)the name of the additive;

(ii)the alpha-tocopherol level as acetate; and

(iii)an indication of the period during which that level will remain present;

(d)in the case of any vitamin other than vitamin E, or any provitamin or substance having a similar effect in a premixture:

(i)the name of the additive;

(ii)the active substance level; and

(iii)an indication of the period during which that level will remain present;

(e)in the case of any enzyme in a premixture:

(i)the names of the active constituents according to their enzymatic activities (in the case of an enzyme of a type referred to in Part X of the Table to Schedule 4, as 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 gram or activity units per millilitre);

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

(v)the name or business name and address or registered business address of the manufacturer if he is not responsible for the particulars referred to in the label or mark; and

(vi)in the case of an enzyme of a type referred to in Part X of the Table to Schedule 4, an indication of any significant characteristics of the enzyme arising during manufacture, specified in column 8 of that Part:

(f)in the case of any micro-organism in a premixture:

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

(ii)code of nomenclature;

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

(iv)the number of colony-forming units (expressed as CFU/g); an indication of the period during which the colony-forming units will remain present;

(v)the name or business name and address or registered business address of the manufacturer if he is not responsible for the particulars referred to in the label or mark; and

(vi)an indication of any significant characteristics of the micro-organism arising during manufacture;

(g)in the case of any additive in a premixture;

(i)which is an additive of a type referred to in Schedule 4 (other than any additive of a type referred to in sub-paragraphs (b) to (e) or an additive of a type referred to in that Schedule and in those sub-paragraphs in respect of which no maximum level is laid down;

(ii)which fulfils a function in the feeding stuff as such; and

(iii)in respect of which the amount which is present in the premixture can be determined by using one of the methods of analysis specified in Schedule 2 to the Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982(1) or by some other valid scientific method—

(A)the name of the additive; and

(B)the active substance level.

2.  In relation to any additive referred to in paragraph 6(1) of, or in the Table to, Schedule 4, the label or mark may give—

(a)the trade name of the additive; or

(b)its EEC number; or

(c)both such trade name and the EEC number; and

(d)any other information, provided that it is clearly separated from the particulars referred to in paragraph 1(a) to (d) and in the foregoing provisions of this paragraph, and from the relevant particulars referred to in paragraph 1(e).

3.  In relation to any enzyme (other than of a type referred to in Part X of the Table to Schedule 4) or micro-organism, in a premixture, the label or mark may give any other information, provided that it is clearly separated from the relevant particulars referred to in paragaph 1(a), (e) and cf).

4.  In the case of premixture containing more than one vitamin (other than vitamin E), provitamin or substance having a similar effect, the requirement for the indication of the period for which the active substance level will remain present shall apply only to that one of those additives which has the shortest such period.

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