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The Feeding Stuffs, the Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) and the Feeding Stuffs (Enforcement) (Amendment) (Wales) (No.2) Regulations 2003

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Regulation 2(2)

SCHEDULEPART SUBSTITUTED FOR PART II OF THE TABLE SET OUT IN SCHEDULE 3 TO THE FEEDING STUFFS (WALES) REGULATIONS 2001

PART IIPERMITTED COLOURANT

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5Column 6
EEC No.Name or DescriptionChemical Formula, descriptionKind of animal permittedMaximum content (mg/kg in complete) feedingstuffsConditions

1.  Carotenoids and xanthophylls:

E160cCapsanthinC40H5603}}
E160eBeta-apo-8'- carotenalC30H400}}80
E160fEthyl ester of beta-apo-8'-carotenoic acidC32H4402}Poultry}(alone or with the other carotenoids and xanthophylls)
E161bLuteinC40H5602}}
E161cCryptoxanthinC40H560}
E161gCanthaxanthinC40H5202Poultry other than laying hens25The mixture of canthaxanthin with other carotenoids and xanthophylls is allowed provided that the total concentration of the mixture does not exceed 80 mg/kg in the complete feedingstuff
Laying hens8The mixture of canthaxanthin with other carotenoids and xanthophylls is allowed provided that the total concentration of the mixture does not exceed 80 mg/kg in the complete feedingstuff
Salmon, trout25Use permitted from the age of 6 months onwards. The mixture of canthaxanthin with asthaxanthin is allowed provided that the total concentration of the mixture does not exceed 100 mg/kg in the complete feedingstuff
Dogs, cats and ornamental fish
Canthaxanthin authorised for colouring foodstuffs by Community rulesAll species or categories of animals other than poultry, salmon, trout, dogs and cats

Permitted in animal feedingstuffs only in products processed from:

(i)

waste products of foodstuffs, or

(ii)

other base substances, with the exception of cereals and manioc flour, denatured by means of these agents or coloured during technical preparation to ensure the necessary identification during manufacture

Dogs and cats
Poultry other than laying hens, salmon, trout25

Permitted in animal feedingstuffs only in products processed from:

(i)

waste products of foodstuffs, or

(ii)

other base substances, with the exception of cereals and manioc flour, denatured by means of these agents or coloured during technical preparation to ensure the necessary identification during manufacture

Laying hens8

Permitted in animal feedingstuffs only in products processed from:

(i)

waste products of foodstuffs, or

(ii)

other base substances, with the exception of cereals and manioc flour, denatured by means of these agents or coloured during technical preparation to ensure the necessary identification during manufacture

E161hZeaxanthinC40H5602Poultry}80 (alone or with other carotenoids and xanthophylls)
E161iCitranaxanthinC33H440Laying hens}
E161jAstaxanthinC40H5204

(a)Salmon, trout

100Use only permitted from the age of 6 months onwards. The mixture of astaxanthin with canthaxanthin is allowed provided that the total concentration of the mixture does not exceed 100mg/kg in the complete feedingstuff

(b)Ornamental fish

2.  Other colourants

E102TartrazineC16H9N4 Na3O9S2}
E110Sunset yellow FCFC16H10N2 Na2O7S2} Ornamental
E124Ponceau 4RC20H11N2 Na3O10S3} fish
E127ErythrosineC20H6I4Na2O5 H2O
E131Patent Blue VCalcium salt of the disulphonic acid of m-hydroxytetra ethyl diamino triphenylcarbinol anhydride

(a)All species or categories of animals with the exception of dogs and cats

Permitted in animal feedingstuffs only in products processed from:

(i)

waste products of foodstuffs,

(ii)

denatured cereals of manioc flour, or

(iii)

other base substances denatured by means of these agents or coloured during technical preparation to ensure the necessary identification during manufacture

(b)Dogs and cats

E132IndigotineC16H8N2 Na2O8S2Ornamental fish
E141Chlorophyll copper complexOrnamental fish
E142Acid Brilliant Green BS, (Lissamine Green)Sodium sale of 4,4'- bis (dimethylamino) diphenylmethylene -2-naphthol-3,6- disulphonic acid

(a)All species or categories of animals with the exception of dogs, cats and ornamental fish

Permitted in animal feedingstuffs only in products processed from:

(i)

waste products of foodstuffs,

(ii)

denatured cereals of manioc flour, or

(iii)

other base substances denatured by means of these agents or coloured during technical preparation to ensure the necessary identification during manufacture

(b)Dogs, cats and ornamental fish

E153Carbon blackC}
E160BBixinC25H30O4} Ornamental fish
E172Iron oxide, redFe2O3}

3.  All colourants (other than Patent Blue V and Acid Brilliant Green BS and Canthaxanthin) at present permitted for use in human food by European Community legislation as implemented by Regulations made under the Food Safety Act 1990(1)

(a)All species or categories of animals with the exception of dogs and cats

Permitted in animal feedingstuffs only in products processed from:

(i)

waste products of foodstuffs, or

(ii)

other base substances, with the exception of cereals and manioc flour, denatured by means of these agents or coloured during technical preparation to ensure the necessary identification during manufacture

(b)Dogs and cats

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