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Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

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Chapter A

Column 1Column 2Column 3
SubstancesFeeding stuffsMaximum content in mg/kg of feeding stuffs referred to a moisture content of 12%
ArsenicFeed materials except:2
— meal made from grass, from dried lucerne, or from dried clover4
— dried sugar beet pulp or dried molassed sugar beet pulp4
— phosphates and feed materials obtained from the processing of fish or other marine animals10
Complete feeding stuffs except:2
— complete feeding stuffs for fish4
Complementary feeding stuffs except:4
—mineral feeding stuffs12
CadmiumFeed materials of vegetable origin1
Feed materials of animal origin (with the exception of feeding stuffs for pets)2
Complete feeding stuffs for cattle, sheep and goats (with the exception of complete feeding stuffs for calves, lambs and kids)1
Other complete feeding stuffs (with the exception of feeding stuffs for pets)0.5
Mineral feeding stuffs5
Other complementary feeding stuffs for cattle, sheep and goats0.5
Dioxin (sum of PCDD and PCDF), expressed in International Toxic EquivalentsCitrus pulp

500 pg I-TEQ/kg (upper bound detection limit)

Note: Upper bound concentrations are calculated assuming that all values of the different congeners less than the limit of detection are equal to the limit of detection

FluorineFeed materials except:150
— feed materials of animal origin500
— phosphates2000
Complete feeding stuffs except:150
— complete feeding stuffs for cattle, sheep and goats
— in milk30
— other50
— complete feeding stuffs for pigs100
— complete feeding stuffs for poultry350
— complete feeding stuffs for chicks250
Mineral mixtures for cattle, sheep and goats2000
Other complementary feeding stuffs125 (fluorine content per percentage point phosphorus in the feeding stuff)
LeadFeed materials except:10
— grass meal, lucerne meal or clover meal40
— phosphates30
— yeast5
Complete feeding stuffs5
Complementary feeding stuffs except:10
— mineral feeding stuffs30
MercuryFeed materials except:0.1
— feed materials produced by the processing of fish or other marine animals0.5
Complete feeding stuffs except:0.1
— complete feeding stuffs for dogs or cats0.4
Complementary feeding stuffs (with the exception of complementary feeding stuffs for dogs and cats)0.2
NitritesFish meal60 (expressed as sodium nitrite)
Complete feeding stuffs except feeding stuffs intended for pets other than birds and aquarium fish15 (expressed as sodium nitrite)

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