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Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

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Regulation 14 and Schedule 4 Part I, paragraph 30

SCHEDULE 8Control of certain protein sources

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5(1)Column 6Column 7(1)
Name of product groupPermitted productsDesignation of nutritive principle or identity of micro-organismsCulture substrate (specifications, if any)Composition characteristics of productAnimal speciesName of product and specified particulars

1.  Proteins obtained from the following groups of micro- organisms

1.1  Bacteria

1.1.1  Bacteria cultivated on methanol

1.1.1.1  Protein product of fermentation obtained by culture of Methylophilus methylotrophus on methanol

Methylophilus methylotrophus NCIB strain 10.515Methanolprotein: min. 68% — Reflectance index: at least 50Pigs, calves, poultry and fish

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • name of the product;

  • protein;

  • ash;

  • fat;

  • moisture content;

  • instructions for use;

  • “avoid inhalation”;

  • As from 1st April 2001: approval number; Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of compound feeding stuffs:

  • amount of the product contained in the feeding stuff

1.1.2.  Bacteria cultivated on natural gas

1.1.2.1.  Protein product of fermentation from natural gas obtained by culture of:

Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath), Alcaligenes acidovorans, Bacillus brevis et Bacillus firmus, and the cells of which have been killed

  • Methyloccus capsulatus (Bath) NCIMB strain 11132

  • Alcaligenes acidovorans NCIMB strain 12387

  • Bacillus brevis NCIMB strain 13288

  • Bacillus firmus NCIMB strain 13280

Natural gas: (approx 91% methane, 5% ethane, 2% propane, 0.5% isobutane, 0.5% n-butane, 1% other components), ammonia, mineral saltsprotein: min. 65%
  • Pigs for fattening from 25 to 60kg

  • Calves from 80kg on

  • Salmon

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • the name “Protein product of fermentation from natural gas obtained by culture of Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath), Alcaligenes acidovorans, Bacillus brevis and Bacillus firmus

  • protein

  • ash

  • fat

  • moisture content

  • instructions for use maximum incorporation rate in the feed:

  • 8% pigs for fattening

  • 8% calves

  • 19% salmon (freshwater)

  • 33% salmon (seawater)

  • “avoid inhalation”; Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the compound feeding stuffs:

  • the name “Protein product obtained by bacterial fermentation of natural gas”

  • amount of the product contained in the feeding stuff

  • As from 1st April 2001: approval number

1.2.  Yeasts

1.2.1.  Yeasts cultivated on substrates of animal or vegetable origin

1.2.2.  Yeasts cultivated on substrates other than those given in 1.2.1

— Yeasts obtained from the micro- organisms and substrates listed in columns 3 and 4, the cells of which have been killed

Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Saccharomyces carlsbergiensis

Kluyveromyces lactis

Kluyveromyces fragilis

Molasses, distillery residues, cereals and products containing starch, fruit juice, whey, lactic acid, hydrolized vegetable fibresAll animal species

1.3.  Algae

1.4.  Lower fungi

1.4.1.  Products from production of antibiotics by fermentation

4.1.1.  Mycelium, wet by-product from the production of penicillin, ensiled by means of lactobacillus brevis, plantarum, sake, collenoid and streptococcus lactis to inactivate the penicillin, and heat treated

Nitrogenous compound Penicillium chrysogenum ATCC 48271Different sources of carbohydrates and their hydrolysatesNitrogen expressed as protein: min. 7%Ruminants Pigs

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • the name: “Mycelium silage from the production of penicillin”;

  • Nitrogen expressed as protein;

  • ash;

  • moisture;

  • animal species or category;

  • As from 1st April 2001: approval number; Declaration to be made on the label or packaging of the compound feeding stuff: the name: “mycellium silage from the production of penicillin”;

2.  Non-protein nitrogenous compounds

2.1.  Urea and its derivatives

2.1.1.  Urea, technically pure

2.1.2.  Biuret, technically pure

2.1.3.  Urea-phosphate, technically pure

2.1.4.  Diureidoiso- butane technically pure

  • CO(NH2)2

  • (CONH2)2 - NH

  • CO(NH2)2.H3 PO4

  • (CH3)2- (CH)2

  • (NHCONH2)2

  • Urea min. 97%

  • Biuret: min. 97%

  • Nitrogen: min. 16.5%

  • Phosphorus: — min. 18%

  • Nitrogen: min. 30%

  • Isobutyraldehyde: min. 35%

Ruminants from the beginning of rumination

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • the name: “Urea”, “Biuret”, “Urea-phosphate” or “Diureidoisobutane”, as the case may be;

  • nitrogen level; and in addition for product 2.1.3., phosphorus level;

  • animal species or category Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of compound feeding stuffs:

  • the name “Urea”, “Biuret”, “Urea-phosphate” or “Diureidoisobutane”, as the case may be;

  • amount of the product contained in the feeding stuff;

  • percentage of the total protein provided by non-protein nitrogen;

  • indication, in the instructions for use, of the level of total non-protein nitrogen which should not be exceeded in the daily ration of each animal species or category

2.2.  Ammonium salts

2.2.1.  Ammonium lactate, produced by fermentation with Lactobacillus bulgaricus

CH3CHOHCOONH4WheyNitrogen expressed as protein: min. 44%Ruminants from the beginning of rumination

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • the name: “Ammonium lactate from fermentation”;

  • nitrogen expressed as protein;

  • ash;

  • moisture;

  • animal species or category;

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of compound feeding stuffs:

  • the name: “Ammonium lactate from fermentation”;

  • amount of product contained in the feeding stuff;

  • percentage of the total protein provided by non-protein nitrogen;

  • indication, in the instructions for use, of the level of total non-protein nitrogen which should not be exceeded in the daily ration of each animal species or category

2.2.2.  Ammonium acetate in aqueous solution

CH3COONH4Ammonium acetate: min. 55%Ruminants from the start of rumination

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • the words “Ammonium acetate”;

  • nitrogen content; moisture content;

  • animal species or category;

  • Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of compound feeding stuffs;

  • the words “Ammonium acetate”;

  • the amount of the product contained in the feeding stuff;

  • percentage of the total protein provided by non-protein nitrogen;

  • indication in the instructions for use of the level of total non-protein nitrogen which should not be exceeded in the daily ration for each animal species or category

2.2.3.  Ammonium sulphate in aqueous solution

(NH4)2SO4Ammonium sulphate: min. 35%Ruminants from the start of rumination

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • the words “Ammonium sulphate”;

  • nitrogen and moisture contents;

  • animal species;

  • in the case of young ruminants, the incorporation rate in the daily ration may not exceed 0.5%; Declaration to be made on the label or packaging of compound feeding stuffs:

  • the words “Ammonium sulphate”;

  • the amount of the product contained in the feeding stuff;

  • percentage of the total protein provided by non-protein nitrogen;

  • indication in the instructions for use of the level of total non-protein nitrogen which should not be exceeded in the daily ration of each animal species;

  • in the case of young ruminants, the incorporation rate in the daily ration may not exceed 0.5%

2.3.  By-products from the production of amino acids by fermentation

2.3.1. Concentrated liquid by-products from the production of L-glutamic acid by fermentation with Corynebacterium

2.3.2. Ammomium salts liquid by-products from the production of L-lysine monohydro-chloride by fermentation with Brevibacterium lactofermentum

Ammonium salts and other nitrogenous compoundsSucrose, molasses, starch products and their hydrolysates
  • Nitrogen expressed as protein: min. 48% Moisture max 28%

  • Nitrogen expressed as protein: min. 45%

Ruminants from the beginning of rumination

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • the name “by-products from the production of L-glutamic acid”in the case of product 2.3.1.; “by-products from the production of L-lysine” in the case of product “2.3.2;”; nitrogen, expressed as

  • protein;

  • ash;

  • moisture;

  • animal species or category; As from 1st April 2001: approval number; Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of compound feeding feeding stuffs; percentage of the total protein provided by non-protein nitrogen; indication, in the instructions for use, of the level of total non-protein nitrogen which should not be exceeded in the daily ration of each animal species or category

3.  Amino acids and their salts

All animal species

3.1.  Methionine

3.1.1.  DL-methionine, technically pure

3.1.2.  Dihydrated calcium salt of N-hydroxymethyl-DL- methionine, technically pure

3.1.3  Methionine-zinc, technically pure

  • CH3S(CH2)2-

  • CH(NH2)-COOH

  • [CH3 S(CH2)2-

  • CH(NH-CH2OH)-

  • COO]2Ca.2H2O

  • [CH3S(CH2)2-

  • CH(NH2)- COO]2Zn

  • DL-methionine: min. 98%

  • DL-methionine: min. 67%

  • Formaldehyde: max. 14%

  • Calcium: min 9%

  • DL-methione min. 80%

  • Zn: max 18.5%

Ruminants from the beginning of rumination

Declarations to be made on the label the product:

  • the name: “DL-methione”, in the case of product 3.1.1.

  • “Dihydrated calcium salt of N-hydroxymethyl-DL-methionine” in the case of product 3.1.2., “Zinc-methionine”, in the case of product 3.1.3.,

  • DL- methionine and moisture content;

  • animal species or category in the case or products 3.1.2., and 3.1.3.;

  • As from 1st April 2001: approval number;

3.1.4.  Concentrated liquid sodium DL-methionine technically pure

CH3S(CH2)2-CH (NH2)-COO)NaDL-methionine: min. 40% Sodium: min. 6.2%All animal species

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • the name: “concentrated liquid sodium DL-methionine”;

  • DL-methionine content;

  • moisture content;

  • As from 1st April 2001: approval number;

3.1.5.  DL-methionine, technically pure protected with copolymer vinylpyridine/styrene

CH3S(CH2)2- CH(NH2)-COOH
  • DL-methionine: minimum 65% copolymer vinylpyridine/ styrene: maximum 3%

Dairy cows

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • “Protected methionine with copolymer vinyl- pyridine/styrene”;

  • DL-methionine and moisture contents;

  • animal species;

  • As from 1st April 2001: approval number;

3.2.  Lysine

3.2.1.  L-Lysine, technically pure

3.2.2.  Concentrated liquid L-Lysine (base)

3.2.3.  L-Lysine-monohydrochloride, technically pure

3.2.4.  Concentrated liquid L-Lysine- monohydrochloride

3.2.5.  L-Lysine sulphate produced by fermentation with Corynebacterium glutamicum

  • NH2-(CH2)4- CH(NH2)-COOH NH2-(CH2)4- CH(NH2)-COOH

  • NH2-(CH2)4- CH(NH2)- COOH.HCl NH2-(CH2)4- CH(NH2)- COOH.HCl

  • [NH2-(CH2)4- CH(NH2)- COOH]2-H2SO4

  • Saccharose, molasses, starch products and their hydrolysates

  • Saccharose, molasses, starch products and their hydrolysates

  • Sugar syrup, molasses, cereals starch products and their hydrolysates

  • L-Lysine: min. 98%

  • L-Lysine: min. 50%

  • L-Lysine: min. 78%

  • L-Lysine: min. 22.4%

  • L-Lysine: min. 40%

All animal species

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • the name “L-Lysine” in the case of product 3.2.1.,

  • “Concentrated liquid L-Lysine base” in the case of product 3.2.2.,

  • “L-Lysine mono-hydrochloride” in the case of product 3.2.3.,

  • “Concentrated liquid L-Lysine monohydro-chloride” in the case of product 3.2.4.,

  • “L-Lysine sulphate and its by-products from fermentation” in the case of product 3.2.5.;

  • L-Lysine and moisture content;

  • As from 1st April 2001: approval number;

3.2.6.  L-Lysine phosphate and its by-products produced by fermentation with Brevibacterium lactofermentatum NRRLB-11470

  • [NH2(CH2)4- CH(NH2)- COOH]-H3PO4

Sucrose ammonia and fish solubles
  • L-Lysine: min. 35%

  • Phosphorus: min. 4.3%

Poultry

Pigs

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • the name “L-Lysine phosphate and its by-products from fermentation”

  • L-Lysine and moisture content;

  • As from 1st April 2001; approval number;

3.2.7.  Mixtures of:

(a)L-Lysine-mono-hydrochloride, technically pure, and

(b)DL-methionine technically pure protected with copolymer vinyl-pyridine/styrene

  • NH2-(CH2)4- CH(NH2)- COOH-HCl CH3S(CH2)2- CH(NH2) - COOH

  • L-Lysine + DL-methionine: minimum 50% (including DL-methionine: minimum 15%)

  • Copolymer vinyl pyridine/styrene: maximum 3%

Dairy cows

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • the name “mixture of L-Lysine monohydro-chloride and DL-methionine protected with copolymer vinyl-pyridine/styrene”;

  • L-Lysine, DL- methionine and moisture contents;

  • animal species;

  • As from 1st April 2001: approval number;

3.3  Threonine

3.3.1  L-Threonine, technically pure

  • CH3CH(OH)- CH(NH2) - COOH

L-Threonine: min. 98%All animal species

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • the name “L-Threonine”;

  • L-Threonine and moisture content;

  • As from 1st April 2001: approval number;

3.4.  Tryptophan

3.4.1.  L-Tryptophan, technically pure

(C8H5NH)-CH2- CH(NH2)-COOHL-Tryptophan: min. 98%All animal species

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • the name: “L-Tryptophan”;

  • L-Tryptophan and moisture content;

  • As from 1st April 2001: approval number;

3.4.2.  DL-Tryptophan, technically pure

(C8H5NH)-CH2- CH(NH2)-COOHDL-Tryptophan min. 98%All animal species

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • the name “DL-Tryptophan”;

  • DL Tryptophan and moisture content;

  • As from 1st April 2001: approval number;

4.  Analogues of amino acids

4.1.  Analogues of methionine

4.1.1.  Hydroxy analogue of methionine

4.1.2.  Calcium salt of hydroxy analogue of methionine

  • CH3S(CH2)2- CH(OH)-COOH

  • [CH3-S-(CH2)- CH(OH)- COO]2Ca

  • Total of acids: minimum 85%

  • Monomer acid minimum 65%

  • Monomer acid: minimum 83%

  • Calcium: minimum 12%

Allanimal species

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the product:

  • if appropriate, the name (column 2);

  • monomer acid and total acids contents in the case of product 4.1.1. and monomer acid content in the case of product 4.1.2.;

  • moisture content:

  • animal species;

  • As from 1st April 2001: approval number;

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of compound feeding stuffs:

  • if appropriate, the name (column 2);

  • monomer acid and total acids contents in the case of product 4.1.1. and monomer acid content in the case of product 4.1.2.;

  • amount of the product contained in the feeding stuff.

(1)

In this Schedule the contents laid down or to be declared in accordance with Columns 5 and 7 refer to the product as such.

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