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Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

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Part VTrace Elements(1)

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5Column 6Column 7
EEC No.ElementName of AdditiveChemical FormulaKind of Animal PermittedMaximum content of the element mg/kg in complete feeding stuffsConditions
(1)

Note also that certain trace elements are permitted by virtue of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2316/98 as referred to in Part IX of this Table

E1Iron-FeFerrous carbonateFeCO3all animals1250 (total)
Ferrous chloride, tetrahydrateFeCl2.4H2Oall animals1250 (total)
Ferric chloride, hexahydrateFeCl3.6H2Oall animals1250 (total)
Ferrous citrate, hexahydrateFe3(C6H5O7)2.6H2Oall animals1250 (total)
Ferrous fumarateFeC4H2O4all animals1250 (total)
Ferrous lactate, trihydrateFe(C3H5O3)2.3H2Oall animals1250 (total)
Ferric oxideFe2O3all animals1250 (total)
Ferrous sulphate, monohydrateFeSO4.H2O1250 (total)

Permitted:

(i)

in denatured skimmed milk powder and in compound feeding stuffs manufactured from denatured skimmed milk powder:

  • subject to the mandatory provisions of Commission Regulations (EEC) No. 368/77 and (EEC) No. 443/77.

  • declaration of the amount of iron added, expressed as the element, on the label or package or container of denatured skimmed milk powder.

    (ii)

    in compound feeding stuffs other than those listed under (i).

Ferrous sulphate, hepta-hydrateFeSO4.7H2Oall animals1250 (total)

Permitted:

(i)

in denatured skimmed milk and in compound feeding stuffs manufactured from denatured skimmed milk powder:

  • subject to the mandatory provisions of Commission Regulations (EEC) No. 368/77 and (EEC) No. 443/77.

  • declaration of the amount of iron added, expressed as the element, on the label or package or container of denatured skimmed milk powder.

    (ii)

    in compound feeding stuffs other than those listed under (i).

Ferrous Chelate of Amino Acids hydrateFe(x) 1-3.nH2O (where (x) equals an anion of any amino acid derived from hydrolysed Soya Protein) Molecular weight not exceeding 1500all animals
E2Iodine-ICalcium iodate, hexahydrateCa(IO3)2.6H2Oequines: fish; other species of animals4 (total):
Calcium iodate, anhydrousCa(IO3)2equines: fish; other species of animals20 (total)
Sodium iodideNaIequines: fish; other species of animals10 (total)
Potassium iodideKIequines: fish; other species of animals
E3Cobalt-CoCobaltous acetate, tetrahydrateCo(CH3COO)2.4H2Oall animals10 (total)
Basic cobaltous carbonate, monohydrate2CoCO3.3Co(OH)2.H2Oall animals10 (total)
Cobaltous chloride, hexahydrateCoCl2.6H2Oall animals10 (total)
Cobaltous sulphate, heptahydrateCoSO4.7H2Oall animals10 (total)
Cobaltous sulphate, monohydrateCoSO4.H2Oall animals10 (total)
Cobaltous nitrate, hexahydrateCo(NO3)2.6H2Oall animals10 (total)
E4Copper-Cu

Cupric acetate, monohydrate

Basic cupric carbonate, monohydrate

Cupric chloride, dihydrate

Cupric methionate

Cupric oxide

Cupric sulphate, pentahydrate

Cu(CH3.COO)2.H2O

CuCO3.Cu(OH)2.H2O

CuCl2.2H2O

Cu(C3H10NO2S)2

CuO

CuSO4.5H2O

Pigs for fattening:

— up to 16 weeks

— from 17th week to six months

— over six months

Breeding pigs:

Calves:

— milk replacers:

— other complete feeding stuffs:

Ovines:

Other species of animals:

175 (total)

100 (total)

35 (total)

35 (total)

30 (total)

50 (total)

15 (total)

35 (total)

Cupric sulphate, monohydrate

Cupric sulphate, pentahydrate

CuSO4.H2O

CuSO4.5H2O

Pigs for fattening:

— up 16 weeks

— from 17th week to six months

— over six months

Breeding pigs:

Ovines:

Other species of animals with the exception of calves:

175 (total)

100 (total)

35 (total)

35 (total)

15 (total)

35 (total)

Denatured skimmed milk powder and compound feeding stuffs manufactured from denatured skimmed milk powder:

— Subject to the relevant provisions of Commission Regulations (EEC) No. 368/77 and (EEC) No. 443/77.

— Declaration of the amount of copper added, expressed as the element on the label or package or the container of denatured skimmed milk powder.

Manganese-MnManganous carbonateMnCO3all animals250 (total)
Manganous chloride, tetrahydrateMnCl2.4H2Oall animals250 (total)
Manganous hydrogen phosphate, trihydrateMnHPO4.3H2Oall animals250 (total)
Manganous oxideMnOall animals250 (total)
Manganic oxideMn2O3all animals250 (total)
Manganous sulphate, tetrahydrateMnSO4.4H2Oall animals250 (total)
Manganous sulphate, monohydrateMnSO4.H2Oall animals250 (total)
E6Zinc-ZnZinc lactate, trihydrateZn(C3H5O3)2.3H2Oall animals250 (total)
Zinc acetate, dihydrateZn(CH3.COO)2.2H2Oall animals250 (total)
Zinc carbonateZnCO3all animals250 (total)
Zinc chloride, monohydrateZnCl2.H2Oall animals250 (total)
Zinc oxideZnOall animals250 (total)Maximum content of lead 600 mg/kg
Zinc sulphate, heptahydrateZnSO4.7H2Oall animals250 (total)
Zinc sulphate, monohydrateZnSO4.H2Oall animals250 (total)
E7Molybdenum-MoAmmonium molybdate(NH4)6Mo7O24.4H2Oall animals2.5 (total)
Sodium molybdateNa2MoO4.2H2Oall animals
E8Selenium-SeSodium seleniteNa2SeO3all animals0.5 (total)
Sodium selenateNa2SeO4all animals0.5 (total)

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