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Document 32024R1810

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2024/1810 of 1 July 2024 concerning the renewal of the authorisation of a preparation of Lentilactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501 as a feed additive for all animal species and amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1113/2013

C/2024/4380

OJ L, 2024/1810, 2.7.2024, ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_impl/2024/1810/oj (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

Legal status of the document Date of entry into force unknown (pending notification) or not yet in force., Date of effect: 22/07/2024

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_impl/2024/1810/oj

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2024/1810

2.7.2024

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2024/1810

of 1 July 2024

concerning the renewal of the authorisation of a preparation of Lentilactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501 as a feed additive for all animal species and amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1113/2013

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 September 2003 on additives for use in animal nutrition (1), and in particular Article 9(2) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 provides for the authorisation of additives for use in animal nutrition and for the grounds and procedures for granting and renewing such authorisation.

(2)

The preparation of Lentilactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501 (previously taxonomically identified as Lactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501) was authorised for a period of 10 years as a feed additive for all animal species by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1113/2013 (2).

(3)

In accordance with Article 14(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003, an application was submitted for the renewal of the authorisation of the preparation of Lentilactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501 as a feed additive for all animal species, requesting the additive to be classified in the additive category ‘technological additives’ and in the functional group ‘silage additives’. That application was accompanied by the particulars and documents required under Article 14(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003.

(4)

The European Food Safety Authority (‘the Authority’) concluded in its opinion of 11 December 2023 (3) that the preparation of Lentilactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501 remains safe for all animal species, the consumers and the environment under the conditions of use currently authorised. It also concluded that the additive with maltodextrin as a carrier is not irritant to skin or eyes but should be considered a respiratory sensitiser. No conclusions could be drawn on its potential to be a dermal sensitiser. The Authority also indicated that there is no need for assessing the efficacy of the additive as the application for renewal of its authorisation does not include a proposal for amending or supplementing the conditions of the original authorisation which would have an impact on the efficacy of the additive.

(5)

The Reference Laboratory set up by Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 considered that the conclusions and recommendations reached in the assessment carried out regarding the method of analysis of the preparation of Lentilactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501 as a feed additive in the context of the previous authorisation are valid and applicable for the current application. In accordance with Article 5(4), point (c), of Commission Regulation (EC) No 378/2005 (4), an evaluation report of the Reference Laboratory is therefore not required.

(6)

In view of the above, the Commission considers that the preparation of Lentilactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501 satisfies the conditions provided for in Article 5 of Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003. Accordingly, the authorisation of that additive should be renewed. In addition, the Commission considers that appropriate protective measures should be taken to prevent adverse effects on the health of the users of the additive. Those protective measures should be without prejudice to other workers’ safety requirements under Union law.

(7)

As a consequence of the renewal of the authorisation of the preparation of Lentilactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501 as a feed additive, Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1113/2013 should be amended accordingly.

(8)

Since safety reasons do not require the immediate application of the modifications to the conditions of authorisation of the preparation of Lentilactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501, it is appropriate to provide for a transitional period for interested parties to prepare themselves to meet the new requirements resulting from the renewal of the authorisation.

(9)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Renewal of the authorisation

The authorisation of the preparation specified in the Annex, belonging to the additive category ‘technological additives’ and to the functional group ‘silage additives’, is renewed subject to the conditions laid down in that Annex.

Article 2

Amendment to Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1113/2013

In the Annex to Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1113/2013, entry 1k20738 on ‘Lactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501’ is deleted.

Article 3

Transitional measures

The preparation specified in the Annex and feed containing it, which are produced and labelled before 22 July 2025 in accordance with the rules applicable before 22 July 2024 may continue to be placed on the market and used until the existing stocks are exhausted.

Article 4

Entry into force

This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 1 July 2024.

For the Commission

The President

Ursula VON DER LEYEN


(1)   OJ L 268, 18.10.2003, p. 29, ELI: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/reg/2003/1831/oj.

(2)  Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1113/2013 of 7 November 2013 concerning the authorisation of preparations of Lactobacillus plantarum NCIMB 40027, Lactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501, Lactobacillus buchneri NCIMB 40788/CNCM I-4323, Lactobacillus buchneri LN 40177/ATCC PTA-6138, and Lactobacillus buchneri LN 4637/ATCC PTA-2494 as feed additives for all animal species (OJ L 298, 8.11.2013, p. 29, ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_impl/2013/1113/oj).

(3)  EFSA Journal. 2024;22:e8541.

(4)  Commission Regulation (EC) No 378/2005 of 4 March 2005 on detailed rules for the implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the duties and tasks of the Community Reference Laboratory concerning applications for authorisations of feed additives (OJ L 59, 5.3.2005, p. 8, ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2005/378/oj).


ANNEX

Identification number of the feed additive

Additive

Composition, chemical formula, description, analytical method

Species or category of animal

Maximum age

Minimum content

Maximum content

Other provisions

End of period of authorisation

CFU/kg of fresh material

Category: technological additives. Functional group: silage additives

1k20738

Lentilactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501

Additive composition

Preparation of Lentilactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501 containing a minimum of 5 × 1010 CFU/g additive

Solid form

All animal species

-

 

-

1.

In the directions for use of the additive and premixtures, the storage conditions shall be indicated.

2.

Minimum dose of the additive when it is not used in combination with other micro-organisms as silage additives: 1 × 108 CFU/kg fresh material.

3.

For users of the additive and premixtures, feed business operators shall establish operational procedures and organisational measures to address potential risks resulting from their use. Where those risks cannot be eliminated by such procedures and measures, the additive and premixtures shall be used with personal skin and breathing protective equipment.

22 July 2034

Characterisation of the active substance

Viable cells of Lentilactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501

Analytical method  (1)

Enumeration in the feed additive of Lentilactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501:

Spread plate method on MRS agar (EN 15787)

Identification of Lentilactobacillus buchneri DSM 22501:

Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE) - CEN/TS 17697 or DNA sequencing methods


(1)  Details of the analytical methods are available at the following address of the Reference Laboratory: https://joint-research-centre.ec.europa.eu/eurl-fa-eurl-feed-additives/eurl-fa-authorisation/eurl-fa-evaluation-reports_en


ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_impl/2024/1810/oj

ISSN 1977-0677 (electronic edition)


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