Legal bases

European Regulatory Frame

Regulation (EC) No. 1831/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 September 2003 on feed additives for use in animal nutrition.

Corrigendum to Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on official controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare

Regulation (EC) No. 183/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 January 2005 laying down requirements for feed hygiene.

Regulation (EC) No. 429/2008 of the Commission of 25 April 2008 on detailed rules for the implementation of Regulation 1831/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the preparation and the presentation of applications and the assessment and the authorisation of feed additives.

Directive 2002/32 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 May 2002 on undesirable substances in animal feed

Directive 2008/38/EC of the Commission of 5 March 2008 establishing a list of intended uses of animal feedingstuffs for particular nutritional purposes.

Regulation (EC) No. 767/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 on the placing on the market and use of feed, amending European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 and repealing Council Directive 79/373/EEC, Commission Directive 80/511/EEC, Council Directives 82/471/EEC, 83/228/EEC, 93/74/EEC, 93/113/EEC and 96/25/EC and Commission Decision 2004/217/EC

Regulation (EU) No. 242/2010 of the Commission 19 March 2010 creating the Catalogue of feed materials

Regulation (EU) No. 454/2010 of the Commission of 26 May 2010 on transitional measures under Regulation (EC) No 767/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the labelling provisions for feed

Regulation (EU) No 68/2013 of 16 January 2013 on the Catalogue of feed materials

European Union Register of feed additives pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 and its Appendix 4(II) - Annex II: List of additives subject to the provisions of Art. 10 § 2 of Reg. (EC) No 1831/2003 for which no application for reevaluation was submitted before the deadline of 8 November 2010

EFSA Guidance on the preparation of the preparation of dossiers for the re-evaluation of certain feed additives

German Regulations

Lebens-und Futtermittelgesetzbuch (LFGB) (in German only) German Food and Feed Law from 1 September 2005 in the version of 3 June 2013, last updated through Regulation of 28 May 2014

Futtermittelverordnung (FMV) (in German only) Regulation from 8 April 1981 in the version of 24 May 2007, last updated through Regulation of 21 July 2014

German Positive List for Straight Feedingstuffs - 10th Edition of August 2012. The list defines designation and description of the origin and characteristics of the straight feeding stuff. The list excludes compound feeding stuffs and feed additives, which are regulated separately - see 'EU Register' above

Last updated: October 2014