1 Title and Commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Feed (Specified Undesirable Substances) (England) Regulations 2009 and come into force on 23rd November 2009.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 23 November 2009: see above.

2 Amendment of the Feeding Stuffs (England) Regulations 2005

2Amendment of the Feeding Stuffs (England) Regulations 2005

After Chapter D of Schedule 5 (prescribed limits for undesirable substances) to the Feeding Stuffs (England) Regulations 2005, as Chapter E add the entries set out in the Schedule to these Regulations.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 23 November 2009: see reg 1.

Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health

Gillian Merron

Minister of State

Department of Health

21st October 2009

SCHEDULE Entries to Comprise Chapter E of Schedule 5 to the Feeding Stuffs (England) Regulations 2005

SCHEDULE  Entries to Comprise Chapter E of Schedule 5 to the Feeding Stuffs (England) Regulations 2005 Regulation 2
Column 1: Undesirable substancesColumn 2: Products intended for animal feedColumn 3: Maximum content in mg/kg of feeding stuffs referred to a moisture content of 12%
CHAPTER E
Lasalocid sodiumFeed materials1.25
Compound feeding stuffs for:
—dogs, calves, rabbits, equine species, dairy animals, laying birds, turkeys (> 12 weeks old) and chickens reared for laying (> 16 weeks old)1.25
—chickens for fattening, chickens reared for laying (< 16 weeks old) and turkeys (< 12 weeks old) for the period before slaughter in which the use of lasalocid sodium is prohibited1.25
—other animal species3.75
Premixtures for use in feed in which the use of lasalocid sodium is not authorised(1)
NarasinFeed materials0.7
Compound feeding stuffs for:
—turkeys, rabbits, equine species, laying birds and chickens reared for laying (> 16 weeks old)0.7
—chickens for fattening for the period before slaughter in which the use of narasin is prohibited0.7
—other animal species2.1
Premixtures for use in feed in which the use of narasin is not authorised(1)
Salinomycin sodiumFeed materials0.7
Compound feeding stuffs for:
—equine species, turkeys, laying birds and chickens reared for laying (> 12 weeks old)0.7
—chickens for fattening, chickens reared for laying (< 12 weeks old) and rabbits for fattening for the period before slaughter in which the use of salinomycin sodium is prohibited0.7
—other animal species2.1
Premixtures for use in feed in which the use of salinomycin sodium is not authorised(1)
Monensin sodiumFeed materials1.25
Compound feeding stuffs for:
—equine species, dogs, small ruminants (sheep and goats), ducks, dairy cattle and other bovines, laying birds, chickens reared for laying (> 16 weeks old) and turkeys (>16 weeks old)1.25
—chickens for fattening, chickens reared for laying (< 16 weeks old) and turkeys (< 16 weeks old) for the period before slaughter in which the use of monensin sodium is prohibited1.25
—other animal species3.75
Premixtures for use in feed in which the use of monensin sodium is not authorised(1)
Semduramicin sodiumFeed materials0.25
Compound feeding stuffs for:
—laying birds and chickens reared for laying (> 16 weeks old)0.25
—chickens for fattening for the period before slaughter in which the use of semduramicin sodium is prohibited0.25
—other animal species0.75
Premixtures for use in feed in which the use of semduramicin sodium is not authorised(1)
Maduramicin ammonium alphaFeed materials0.05
Compound feeding stuffs for:
—equine species, rabbits, turkeys (> 16 weeks old), laying birds and chickens reared for laying (> 16 weeks old)0.05
—chickens for fattening and turkeys ( < 16 weeks old) for the period before slaughter in which the use of maduramicin ammonium alpha is prohibited0.05
—other animal species0.15
Premixtures for use in feed in which the use of maduramicin ammonium alpha is not authorised(1)
Robenidine hydrochlorideFeed materials0.7
Compound feeding stuffs for:
—laying birds and chickens reared for laying (> 16 weeks old)0.7
—chickens for fattening, rabbits for fattening and breeding and turkeys for the period before slaughter in which the use of robenidine hydrochloride is prohibited0.7
—other animal species2.1
Premixtures for use in feed in which the use of robenidine hydrochloride is not authorised(1)
DecoquinateFeed materials0.4
Compound feeding stuffs for:
—laying birds and chickens reared for laying (> 16 weeks old)0.4
—chickens for fattening for the period before slaughter in which the use of decoquinate is prohibited0.4
—other animal species1.2
Premixtures for use in feed in which the use of decoquinate is not authorised(1)
Halofuginone hydrobromideFeed materials0.03
Compound feeding stuffs for:
—laying birds and chickens reared for laying (> 16 weeks old) and turkeys (> 12 weeks old)0.03
—chickens for fattening and turkeys (< 12 weeks old) for the period before slaughter in which the use of halofuginone hydrobromide is prohibited0.03
—other animal species other than chickens reared for laying (< 16 weeks old)0.09
Premixtures for use in feed in which the use of halofuginone hydrobromide is not authorised(1)
NicarbazinFeed materials0.5
Compound feeding stuffs for:
—equine species, laying birds and chickens reared for laying (> 16 weeks old)0.5
—chickens for fattening for the period before slaughter in which the use of nicarbazin (in combination with narasin) is prohibited0.5
—other animal species1.5
Premixtures for use in feed in which the use of nicarbazin (in combination with narasin) is not authorised(1)
DiclazurilFeed materials0.01
Compound feeding stuffs for:
—laying birds, chickens reared for laying (> 16 weeks old) and turkeys for fattening (> 12 weeks old)0.01
—rabbits for fattening and breeding for the period before slaughter in which the use of diclazuril is prohibited0.01
—other animal species other than chickens reared for laying (< 16 weeks old), chickens for fattening and turkeys for fattening (< 12 weeks old)0.03
Premixtures for use in feed in which the use of diclazuril is not authorised(1)
(1) The maximum level of the substance in the premixture is the concentration which shall not result in a level of the substance higher than 50% of the maximum levels established in the feed when the instructions for use of the premixture are followed.
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 23 November 2009: see reg 1.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Regulations)

1    These Regulations make further amendments to the Feeding Stuffs (England) Regulations 2005 (SI 2005/3281 as already amended by SI 2006/113, SI 2006/2808, SI 2006/3120, 2007/3008, SI 2008/1523 and SI 2009/28) (“the Feeding Stuffs Regulations”).

2    These Regulations provide for the implementation of Commission Directive 2009/8/EC amending Annex I to Directive 2002/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum levels of unavoidable carry-over of coccidiostats or histomonostats in non-target feed (OJ No L40, 11.2.2009, p 19).

3    The Regulations amend Schedule 5 to the Feeding Stuffs Regulations by the addition of a Chapter E setting specified limits in relation to the carry-over into non-target feeding stuffs of certain zootechnical feed additives, (regulation 2 and the Schedule).

4    A full regulatory impact assessment of the effect that this instrument will have on the costs of business and the voluntary sector is available from the Animal Feed Branch of the Food Standards Agency, Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London WC2B 6NH and is annexed to the Explanatory Memorandum which is available alongside the instrument on the OPSI website.