You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture animal feed that is to be consumed by certain animals. The standard contains requirements regarding:
- which hormones and antibiotics are not to be used in feed
- the maximum allowable contaminant levels of harmful substances (such as lead and mercury)
- the permitted levels of chemicals and additives
- labelling of animal feed products that are sold in quantities of 5kg or more.
The schedules in the regulations contain specific information on allowable limits of chemicals and prohibited substances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.