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Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

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Part IIIPermitted emulsifiers, stabilisers, thickeners and gelling agents

Chapter A

EEC No.Name or descriptionConditions
E322LecithinsAll feeding stuffs
E400Alginic acidAll feeding stuffs
E401Sodium alginateAll feeding stuffs
E402Potassium alginateAll feeding stuffs
E404Calcium alginateAll feeding stuffs
E405Propylene glycol alginate (propan-1,2-diol alginate)All feeding stuffs
E406AgarAll feeding stuffs
E407CarrageenanAll feeding stuffs
E410Locust bean gum (carob gum)All feeding stuffs
E411Tamarind seed flourAll feeding stuffs
E412Guar gum (guar flour)All feeding stuffs
E413TragacanthAll feeding stuffs
E414Acacia (gum arabic)All feeding stuffs
E415Xanthan gumAll feeding stuffs
E420D-Glucitol (sorbitol)All feeding stuffs
E421MannitolAll feeding stuffs
E422GlycerolAll feeding stuffs
E440PectinsAll feeding stuffs
E460Mycrocrystalline celluloseAll feeding stuffs
E460(ii)Cellulose powderAll feeding stuffs
E461MethylcelluloseAll feeding stuffs
E462EthylcelluloseAll feeding stuffs
E463HydroxypropylcelluloseAll feeding stuffs
E464HydroxypropylmethylcelluloseAll feeding stuffs
E465EthylmethylcelluloseAll feeding stuffs
E466Carboxymethylcellulose (sodium salt of carboxymethyl ether of cellulose)All feeding stuffs
E470Sodium, potassium and calcium salts of edible fatty acids, alone or in mixtures, derived either from edible fats or distilled edible fatty acidsAll feeding stuffs
E471Monoacyl and diacylglycerols (mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids)All feeding stuffs
E472Monoacyl and diacylglycerols esterified with the following acids:All feeding stuffs





(e)monoacetyltartaric and diacetyltartaric

E473Sucrose esters of fatty acids (esters of saccharose and edible fatty acids)All feeding stuffs
E474Mixture of sucrose esters of monoacyl and diacylglycerols (sucroglycerides)All feeding stuffs
E475Polyglycerol esters of non-polymerised edible fatty acidsAll feeding stuffs
E477Propylene glycol esters of fatty acids (propan-1,2-diol esters of fatty acids)All feeding stuffs
E480Stearoyl-2-lactylic acidAll feeding stuffs
E481Sodium stearoyl-2-lactylateAll feeding stuffs
E482Calcium stearoyl-2-lactylateAll feeding stuffs
E483Stearyl tartrateAll feeding stuffs
E484Glycerol poly(ethylene glycol)ricinoleateAll feeding stuffs
E486DextransAll feeding stuffs
E491Sorbitan monostearateAll feeding stuffs
E492Sorbitan tristearateAll feeding stuffs
E493Sorbitan monolaurateAll feeding stuffs
E494Sorbitan mono-oleateAll feeding stuffs
E495Sorbitan monopalmitateAll feeding stuffs
Chapter B
Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5
EEC No.Name or DescriptionKind of animal PermittedMaximum Content (mg/kg in complete feeding stuff)Conditions
E403Ammonium AlginateAll species of animals except aquarium fishAll feeding stuffs
E418Gellan Gum (Polytetrasaccharide containing glucose, glucuronic acid and rhamonose (2:1:1) produced by Pseudomonas elodea (ATCC31466))Dogs, CatsNo limitFeeding stuffs with a moisture content exceeding 20%
E432Polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan monolaurateAll species of animals5000 (alone or with other PolysorbatesMilk replacer feeds only
E433Polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan mono-oleateAll species of animals5000 (alone or with other PolysorbatesMilk replacer feeds only
E434Polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan monopalmitateAll species of animals5000 (alone or with other PolysorbatesMilk replacer feeds only
E435Polyoxeyethylene (20) sorbitan monostearateAll species of animals5000 (alone or with other PolysorbatesMilk replacer feeds only
E436Polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan tristearateAll species of animals5000 (alone or with other PolysorbatesMilk replacer feeds only
E450b(i)Pentasodium triphosphateDogs, Cats5000All feeding stuffs
E487Polyethyleneglycol esters of fatty acids from soya oilCalves6000Milk replacer feeds only
E488Polyoxyethylated glycerides of tallow fatty acidsCalves5000Milk replacer feeds only
E489Ethers of polyglycerol and of alcohols obtained by the reduction of oleic and palmitic acidsCalves5000Milk replacer feeds only
E490Propan-1, 2-diolDairy cows Calves12000All feeding stuffs
Cattle for fattening36000All feeding stuffs
Lambs36000All feeding stuffs
Kids36000All feeding stuffs
Swine36000All feeding stuffs
Poultry36000All feeding stuffs
E496Poly(ethylene glycol) 6000All species of animals300
E497Polyoxypropylene- polyoxyethylene polymers (M.W. 6800-9000)All species of animals50All feeding stuffs
E498Partial polyglycerol esters of polycondensed fatty acids of caster oil (polyglycerol polyricinoleate)DogsNo limitAll feeding stuffs
E499Cassia GumDogs, Cats17600Feeding stuffs with a moisture content exceeding 20%

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