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Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

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EEC No.Name or DescriptionChemical formulaKind of animal permittedMaximum content (mg/kg in complete feeding stuff)Minimum content (mg/kg in complete feeding stuff)Conditions

Note also that one preservative is permitted by virtue of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1594/1999 as referred to in Part IX of this Table.

E222Sodium hydrogensulphite (Sodium bisulphite)NaHSO3Dogs and Cats500 alone or together expressed as SO2All feeding stuffs except unprocessed meat and fish
E223Disodium disulphite (Sodium metabisulphite)Na2S2O5Dogs and Cats500 alone or together expressed as SO2All feeding stuffs except unprocessed meat and fish
E250Sodium nitriteNaNO2Dogs and Cats100 (feeding stuffs with a moisture content exceeding 20% only)
E214Ethyl 4-hydroxybenzoateC9H10O3Pet animalsNo limitAll feeding stuffs
E215Sodium ethyl 4-hydroxybenzoateC9H9O3NaPet animalsNo limitAll feeding stuffs
E216Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoateC10H12O3Pet animalsNo limitAll feeding stuffs
E217Sodium propyl 4-hydroxybenzoateC10H11O3NaPet animalsNo limitAll feeding stuffs
E218Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoateC8H8O3Pet animalsNo limitAll feeding stuffs
E219Sodium methyl 4-hydroxybenzoateC8H7O3NaPet animalsNo limitAll feeding stuffs
E490Propan- 1, 2-diolC3H8O2Dogs53,000All feeding stuffs
E240FormaldehydeCH2OAll species of animals Pigs up to the age of six monthsNo limit (for silage only) 600 (skimmed milk only)
E285Methylpropionic acidC4H8O2Ruminants at the beginning of rumination4,0001,000

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