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 code E1
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
Producer Phytobiotics

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