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Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

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Part VIIPermitted Preservatives(1)

Chapter A

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
EEC No.Name or DescriptionChemical FormulaConditions
E200Sorbic acidC6H8O2All feeding stuffs
E201Sodium sorbateC6H7O2NaAll feeding stuffs
E202Potassium sorbateC6H7O2KAll feeding stuffs
E203Calcium sorbateC12H14O4CaAll feeding stuffs
E237Sodium formateCHO2NaAll feeding stuffs
E238Calcium formateC2H2O4CaAll feeding stuffs
E260Acetic acidC2H4O2All feeding stuffs
E261Potassium acetateC2H3O2KAll feeding stuffs
E262Sodium diacetateC4H7O4NaAll feeding stuffs
E263Calcium acetateC4H6O4CaAll feeding stuffs
E270Lactic acidC3H6O3All feeding stuffs
E280Propionic acidC3H6O2All feeding stuffs
E281Sodium propionateC3H5O2NaAll feeding stuffs
E282Calcium propionateC6H10O4CaAll feeding stuffs
E283Potassium propionateC3H5O2KAll feeding stuffs
E284Ammonium propionateC3H9O2NAll feeding stuffs
E295Ammonium formateCH5O2NAll feeding stuffs
E296DL-Malic acidC4H6O5All feeding stuffs
E297Fulmaric acidC4H4O4All feeding stuffs
E325Sodium lactateC3H5O3NaAll feeding stuffs
E326Potassium lactateC3H5O3KAll feeding stuffs
E327Calcium lactateC6H10O6CaAll feeding stuffs
E330Citric acidC6H8O7All feeding stuffs
E331Sodium citratesAll feeding stuffs
E332Potassium citratesAll feeding stuffs
E333Calcium citratesAll feeding stuffs
E334L-Tartaric acidC4H6O6All feeding stuffs
E335Sodium L-tartratesAll feeding stuffs
E336Potassium L-tartratesAll feeding stuffs
E337Potassium sodium L-tartrateC4H4O6KNa.4H2OAll feeding stuffs
E338Orthophosphoric acidH3PO4All feeding stuffs
E507Hydrochloric acidHClfor use in silage only
E513Sulphuric acidH2SO4for use in silage only

Chapter B

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5Column 6Column 7
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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