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The Feed (Sampling and Analysis and Specified Undesirable Substances) (Scotland) Regulations 2010

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PART 4Undesirable substances

Amendment of the Feeding Stuffs (Scotland) Regulations 2005

25.—(1) The Feeding Stuffs (Scotland) Regulations 2005 are amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) In regulation 14(8) (control of products intended for animal feed containing undesirable substances), for “is within the limit specified in the relevant entry in column 3 of Schedule 5” substitute “is less than 2 parts per million”.

(3) In Schedule 5 (prescribed limits for undesirable substances)—

(a)in Chapter A, for the entries relating to arsenic substitute the entries set out in Schedule 2 to these Regulations;

(b)in Chapter B, for the entries relating to castor oil plant (Ricinus communis L.) substitute—

Column 1

Undesirable substances

Column 2

Products intended for animal feed

Column 3

Maximum content in mg/kg (ppm) of feeding stuffs referred to a moisture content of 12%

Seeds and husks from Ricinus communis L., Croton tiglium L. and Abrus precatorius L. as well as their process derivatives (in so far as determinable by analytical microscopy), separately or in combination.All feeding stuffs10

(c)in Chapter C—

(i)for the entries relating to theobromine substitute—

Column 1

Undesirable substances

Column 2

Products intended for animal feed

Column 3

Maximum content in mg/kg (ppm) of feeding stuffs referred to a moisture content of 12%

TheobromineComplete feeding stuffs300
except:
complete feeding stuffs for pigs200
complete feeding stuffs for dogs, rabbits, horses and fur-producing animals50

(ii)omit “Croton – Croton tiglium L.”; and

(iii)for “Dantura stramonium L.” substitute “Datura sp.”.

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