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Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. 2.Prescribed amount for the purposes of the definition of sampled portion

  4. 3.Manner of taking, preparing, marking, sealing and fastening of samples

  5. 4.Methods of sending part of a sample

  6. 5.Application of methods of analysis

  7. 6.Form of certificate of analysis

  8. 7.Period within which analysis of the oil content of a feeding stuff must be carried out

  9. 8.Modification of the Agriculture Act 1970 as respects metrication

  10. 9.Revocation

  11. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Manner of taking, preparing, marking, sealing and fastening of samples

      1. PART I Definitions

      2. PART II Instructions for the taking and preparation of Samples

        1. 1.In the case of feeding stuffs in packages or containers,...

        2. 2.The sample shall be taken and prepared as quickly as...

        3. 3.No sample shall be drawn from any part of the...

        4. 4.Where any appreciable portion of the feeding stuff appears to...

        5. 5.(1) An inspector who intends to take a sample in...

        6. 6.The sampling apparatus shall consist of materials which cannot contaminate...

        7. 7.Subject to paragraph 8, in the absence of good reason...

        8. 8.A sampling spear shall not be used if the material...

        9. 9.The sample shall be taken, prepared and packaged in accordance...

        10. 10.Any sample taken in accordance with the preceding paragraphs shall...

      3. Table Extracts from the Sampling Directive

        1. Section A Text referred to in Paragraph 9(a)

        2. SECTION B Text Referred to in Paragraph 9(b)

      4. PART III Marking, Sealing and Fastening of the final Sample

        1. 1.Each container of a final sample shall be so secured...

        2. 2.A label shall be attached to the container or receptacle...

        3. 3.The container or receptacle may also be secured and sealed...

        4. 4.The label referred to above shall be signed or initialled...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Methods of Analysis

      1. PART I General Provisions

        1. 1.Introduction

        2. 2.Reagents and Apparatus

        3. 3.Preparation of the sample for analysis

      2. PART II Methods of Analysis

      3. ANNEX I Community Methods of Analysis

      4. ANNEX II Method for Determining Uric Acid

        1. 1.Scope and Field of Application

        2. 2.Principle

        3. 3.Reagents

        4. 3.1.Sodium hydroxide solution: dissolve 50 g sodium hydroxide in 50...

        5. 3.2.Formaldehyde solution: the strength of the commercially available solution should...

        6. 3.3.Neutral ethanolic formaldehyde solution: mix an appropriate volume of formaldehyde...

        7. 3.4.Succinate buffer solution: dissolve by heating, 29.5 g of succinic...

        8. 3.5.Sodium thiosulphate solution: 25 g sodium thiosulphate (Na2S2O3.5H2O) per 1,000...

        9. 3.6.Silver lactate solution: dissolve, by heating, 3 g silver lactate...

        10. 3.7.Ammoniacal magnesium solution: dissolve 8.75 g magnesium sulphate (MgSO4.7H2O) and...

        11. 3.8.Benedict and Hitchcock reagent: mix 35 ml silver lactate solution...

        12. 3.9.Standard uric acid solution: weigh to the nearest 0.1 mg,...

        13. 3.10.Light petroleum, boiling range 40-60 161 C.

        14. 4.Apparatus

        15. 4.1.Spectrophotometer, with 10 mm silica cells.

        16. 4.2.Percolation tubes, glass. Upper part: approximately 240 mm long, 18...

        17. 5.Procedure

        18. 5.1.Extraction of Uric Acid From dried poultry waste:

        19. 5.2.Determination

        20. 5.3.Calibration Curve

        21. 6.Expression of the Results

      5. ANNEX III Method for Determining Isobutylidenediurea

        1. 1.Scope and Field of Application

        2. 2.Principle

        3. 3.Reagents

        4. 4.Apparatus

        5. 5.Procedure

        6. 6.Expression of the Results

    3. SCHEDULE 3

  12. Explanatory Note

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