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Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

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Part IIFeed Materials

Chapter A

Column 1Column 2Column 3
SubstancesFeed materialsMaximum content in mg/kg of feed materials referred to a moisture content of 12%
Aflatoxin B1Groundnut, copra, palm-kernel, cotton seed, babassu, maize and products derived from the processing thereof0.2
Dioxin (sum of PCDD and PCDF), expressed in International Toxic EquivalentsCitrus pulp500 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

Chapter B

Column 1Column 2
SubstancesFeed materials
ArsenicAll feed materials with the exception of: — phosphates
LeadAll feed materials
FluorineAll feed materials
MercuryAll feed materials
NitritesFish meal

All feed materials of vegetable origin

All feed materials of animal origin with the exception of:

— feed materials for pets

Aflatoxin B1

All feed materials with the exception of:

— groundnut, copra, palm-kernel, cotton seed, babassu, maize and products derived from the processing thereof

Hydrocyanic acidAll feed materials
Free GossypolAll feed materials
Volatile mustard oilAll feed materials
Rye Ergot (Claviceps purpurea)Unground cereals

Weed seeds and unground and uncrushed fruits containing alkaloids, glucosides or other toxic substances separately or in combination including:


Lolium temulentum L.,


Lolium remotum Schrank,


Datura stramonium L.

All feed materials
Castor oil plant— Rizinus communis L.All feed materials
Crotalaria spp.All feed materials
Aldrin, singly or combined expressed as dieldrinAll feed materials
Dieldrin, singly or combined expressed as dieldrinAll feed materials
Camphechlor (Toxaphene)All feed materials
Chlordane (sum of cis- and trans-isomers and oxychlordane, expressed as chlordane)All feed materials
DDT (sum of DDT-, TDE- and DDE-isomers, expressed as DDT)All feed materials
Endosulfan (sum of alpha- and beta-isomers and endosulfan sulphate expressed as endosulfan)All feed materials
Endrin (sum of endrin and of delta-ketoendrin, expressed as endrin)All feed materials
Heptachlor (sum of heptachlor and of heptachlor-epoxide, expressed as heptachlor)All feed materials
Hexachlorobenzene (HCB)All feed materials
Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH)All feed materials
alpha-isomerAll feed materials
beta-isomerAll feed materials
gamma-isomerAll feed materials
Apricots— Prunus armeniaca L.All feed materials
Bitter almond— Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D. A. Webb var. amara (DC.) Focke (= Prunus amygdalus Batsch var. amara (DC.) Focke)All feed materials
Unhusked beech mast— Fagus silvatica (L.)All feed materials
Camelina— Camelina sativa (L.) CrantzAll feed materials
Mowrah, Bassia, MadhucaMadhuca longifolia (L.) Macbr. (= Bassia longifolia L. = Illipe malabrorum Engl.) Madhuca indica Gmelin (= Bassia latifolia (Roscb.) = Illipe latifolia (Roscb.) F. Mueller)All feed materials
Purghera— Jatropha curcas L.All feed materials
Croton— Croton tiglium L.All feed materials
Indian mustard— Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. Coss. ssp. integrifolia (West.) Thell.All feed materials
Sareptian mustard— Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. and Coss. ssp. juncea
Chinese mustard— Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. and Coss. ssp. juncea var. lutea BatalinAll feed materials
Black mustard— Brassica nigra (L.) KochAll feed materials
Ethiopian mustard— Brassica carinata A. BraunAll feed materials

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