The Finase product is according to the company AB Vista a first generation 3-phytase product. The product is authorised for use in the EU in piglets and pigs for fattening.

Finase is available both in dry and liquid forms.

Manufacturer´s main claim
Increases the digestibility of phytate

Technical specifications Finase

EU additive group Enzymes
Active substance 3-phytase (EC.
Phytase activity in the product 5000 PPU/g in the dry product as well as in the liquid product
EU approval EU authorisation of E1632 expired
End of period of EU authorisation E1632 subject to the provisions of Art 10 § 2 of Reg (EC) No 1831/2003
EU code E1632
Recommended dosage 500 PPU/kg feed equivalent to 100 g Finase per tonne feed
Derived from microorganism Trichoderma reesei (CBS 528.94)
Product storage stability The liquid application Finase L maintains it´s activity for at least 3 months when stored at room temperature. Finase P will maintain the activity for at least 12 months when stored at room temperature. If the products are stored at lower temperatures the activity will be maintained considerably longer.
Heat stability The producer claims that the enzyme is stable under normal pelleting temperatures, however, data is lacking. Finase L should be sprayed on the pellets after the pelleting process.
Package size (P): 20 kg sacks; (L): 120 or 220 ltr plastic drums
Handling The formation of aerosol and dust of the product should be avoided. Inhalation of enzyme aerosol or dust may cause sensitization and may cause allergic type reactions.
Producer AB Vista Feed ingredients


List of references

EFSA (2004). Opinion of the scientific panel on additives and products or substances used in animal feed on a request from the Commission on the safety of enzyme preparation "Finase", as feed additive for laying hens, turkeys, sows. The EFSA Journal (2004), 25 1-6

EU (2005). Commission Regulation (EC) No 943/2005 of 21 June 2005 concerning the permanent authorisation of additives in feedingstuffs. Official Journal of the European Union L 159/6

EU (2016). Register of feed additives pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003. 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. Released 07.07.2016