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Commission Regulation (EC) No 886/2009 of 25 September 2009 concerning the authorisation of the preparation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae CBS 493.94 as a feed additive for horses (holder of authorisation Alltech France) (Text with EEA relevance)

OJ L 254, 26.9.2009, p. 66–67 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)
Special edition in Croatian: Chapter 03 Volume 037 P. 99 - 100

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2009/886/oj

26.9.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 254/66


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 886/2009

of 25 September 2009

concerning the authorisation of the preparation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae CBS 493.94 as a feed additive for horses (holder of authorisation Alltech France)

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

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 such authorisation.

(2)

In accordance with Article 7 of Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003, an application was submitted for the authorisation of the preparation set out in the Annex to this Regulation. That application was accompanied by the particulars and documents required under Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003.

(3)

The application concerns the authorisation of the preparation Saccharomyces cerevisiae CBS 493.94 as a feed additive for horses, to be classified in the additive category ‘zootechnical additives’.

(4)

The use of that preparation was provisionally authorised for horses by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1812/2005 (2).

(5)

The European Food Safety Authority (the Authority) concluded in its opinion of 4 March 2009 that the preparation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae CBS 493.94 does not have an adverse effect on animal health, human health or the environment and that the use of that preparation can have a significant benefit on fibre digestion (3). The Authority did not consider that there is a need for specific requirements of post-market monitoring. It also verified the report on the method of analysis of the feed additive in feed submitted by the Community Reference Laboratory set up by Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003.

(6)

The assessment of that preparation shows that the conditions for authorisation, provided for in Article 5 of Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003, are satisfied. Accordingly, the use of that preparation should be authorised, as specified in the Annex to this Regulation.

(7)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The preparation specified in the Annex, belonging to the additive category ‘zootechnical additives’ and to the functional group ‘digestibility enhancers’, is authorised as an additive in animal nutrition subject to the conditions laid down in that Annex.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the 20th day following 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, 25 September 2009.

For the Commission

Androulla VASSILIOU

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 268, 18.10.2003, p. 29.

(2)  OJ L 291, 5.11.2005, p. 18.

(3)  The EFSA Journal (2009) 991, pp. 1-14.


ANNEX

Identification number of the additive

Name of the holder of authorisation

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 complete feedingstuff with a moisture content of 12 %

Category of zootechnical additives. Functional group: digestibility enhancers

4a1704

Alltech France

Saccharomyces cerevisiae

CBS 493.94

 

Additive composition:

Preparation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae

CBS 493.94 containing a minimum of:

solid form 1 × 109 CFU/g additive

 

Characterisation of the active substance:

Saccharomyces cerevisiae CBS 493.94

 

Analytical method (1):

 

Enumeration: pour plate method using chloramphenicol glucose yeast extract agar

 

Identification: polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method

Horses

1,6 × 109

1.

In the directions for use of the additive and premixture, indicate the storage temperature, storage life and stability to pelleting.

2.

Recommended dose: 4,7 × 109 CFU/kg of complete feedingstuff.

16 October 2019


(1)  Details of the analytical methods are available at the following address of the Community Reference Laboratory: www.irmm.jrc.be/crl-feed-additives


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