Annex D

 

 
EC FEED HYGIENE REGULATION (183/2005)

 

 
Approval and Registration Activities

 
A       Approval Activities
Manufacture and/or placing *on the market of certain feed addiitives

 
Code       Activity
A1       Manufacture and/or placing on the market* of nutritional additives.
This includes: vitamins, provitamins and chemically defined substances having a similar effect; trace elements; amino acids, their salts and analogues and urea and its derivatives.
A2       Manufacture and/or placing on the market* of zootechnical additives:
Digestibility enhancers, gut flora stabilisers and substances which favourably affect the environment. This includes enzymes and micro-organisms.
A3       Manufacture and/or placing on the market* of antioxidant additives with a maximum content in feeds specified in EC Regulation 1831/2003.
This covers propyl gallate, octyl gallate, dodecyl gallate, butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA), butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), ethoxyquin.
A4       Manufacture and/or placing on the market* of colorant additives: carotenoids and xanthophylls.
A5       Manufacture and/or placing on the market* of proteins obtained from micro-organisms belonging to groups of bacteria, yeast, algae and lower fungi.
A6       Manufacture and/or placing on the market* of co-products of the manufacture of amino acids by fermentation.
These products were previously covered by Council Directive 82/471/EEC on Certain Products (Bioproteins) and are now authorised under the EC Feed Additives Regulation (1831/2003).

 
Manufacture and/or placing *on the market of premixtures containing certain feed additives

 
A7       Manufacture and/or placing on the market* of premixtures containing vitamins A and D.
A8       Manufacture and/or placing on the market* of premixtures containing copper and selenium.

 

 
R. Registration Activities

 
Code       Activity
R1       Manufacture and/or placing on the market *of feed additives (other than those subject to approval )
This includes preservatives, emulsifiers, stabilisers, thickeners, gelling agents, binders, anticaking agents, acidity regulators, antioxidants (not subject to a maximum permitted level), silage agents, denaturants, substances to control radionucleide contamination, colourants (except carotenoids and xanthophylls).
R2       Manufacture and/or placing on the market* of premixtures (other than those subject to approval)
This includes premixtures containing any feed additive excluding vitamins A and D and copper and selenium.
R3       Manufacture and/or placing on the market* of bioproteins ("certain products") not subject to approval.
This includes urea and its salts, ammonium salts, amino acids and their salts, analogues of amino acids.
R4       Manufacture of compound feedingstuffs (other than those subject to approval).
This includes the manufacture of complete and complementary feeds, with or without additives.
R5       Placing on the market of compound feeds.
Covers premises engaged in the buying and selling of compound feeds but not manufacturing such feeds.
R6       Manufacture of pet foods
This includes the manufacture of complete and complementary feeds with or without additives.
R7       Manufacture and/or placing on the market * of feed materials.
Feed materials are products which are intended as ingredients of compound feeds or which can be fed singly to animals (e.g. cereal or cereal products).
R8       Transport of feed and feed products
This includes the premises of businesses that transport feed materials, compound feed, feed additives and premixtures.
Transport of feed and feed products by manufacturers own vehicles are covered by the approval/registration of the manufacturer's premises.
R9       Storage of feed and feed products.
Only covers premises not covered by another approval/registration activity relating to the manufacture or placing on the market of the products in question.
In other words it excludes storage facilities at a manufacturer's or transporter's premises.

 
Farms

 
R 10       Mixing feeds, on farms, with additives and premixtures.
This activity is subject to registration under existing legislation (EC Directive 95/69 as implemented by the Feeding Stuffs (Establishment and Intermediaries) Regulations 1999). It covers cases where farms buy-in additives and premixtures products (i.e. not contained in a compound feed) and mix them with feeds (forage, cereals etc.)
R 11       Mixing feeds, on farms, with compound feedingstuffs which contain additives.
This activity is subject to registration under existing legislation (EC Directive 95/69 as implemented by the Feeding stuffs (Establishment and Intermediaries) Regulations 1999).
R 12       Food Businesses selling co-products of the food industry which are destined as feed materials. This includes brewers, distillers, dairies and food manufacturers carrying out such an activity.
R13       Livestock farms which do not mix feeds or mix feeds without additives
This includes fish farms.
R 14       Arable farms growing or selling crops for feed.

 
*These activities cover premises that both manufacture and place such products on the market (sell) and also those premises that do not manufacture but buy and sell products.