Plexomin® is a product range which contains various trace elements. Plexomin® Iron an iron chelate of glycine hydrate.
Manufacturer´s main claim
The Plexomin® products are produced in a special production process called "snowball technology". This production process should secure a stable, less reactive and free flowing product and furthermore provide an outstanding solubility.
Technical specifications Plexomin® Iron
|EU category||Nutritional additives (3)|
|Functional group of additives||Compounds of trace elements (b)|
|Composition||Iron chelate of glycine, hydrate|
|Active substance||The product contains a minimum of 20 % iron|
|EU approval (content mg/kg complete feed)||Ovines: 500 (total); Pet animals: 1250; Piglets up to one week before weaning: 250 mg/day; Other pigs: 750; Other species: 750 (total)|
|End of period of EU authorisation||Without a time limit. Following the provisions of Article 10 § 2 of Reg. (EC) No 1831/2003, an application, in accordance with Article 7, has been submitted|
|Safety and handling||It is recommended to use gloves, eye and respiratory protection|
|Storage stability||No stability data have been provided. Active substance unlikely to disappear|
|Physical state of product and appearance||Grey-green free-flowing odourless free-flowing granulate. Soluble in water. Bulk density ranges from 0.6 to 0.95 kg/litre|
List of references
EFSA (2016). Safety and efficacy of iron compounds (E1) as feed additives for all animal species: ferrous carbonate; ferric chloride, hexahydrate; ferrous fumarate; ferrous sulphate, monohydrate; ferrous chelate of amino acids, hydrate; ferrous chelate of glycine, hydrate, based on a dossier submitted by FEFANA asbl. EFSA Journal 2016;14(2):4396
EU (2006). Commission Regulation (EC) No 479/2006 of 23 March 2006 as regards the authorisation of certain additives belonging to the group compounds of trace elements. Official Journal of the European Union. L 86/4-7