Chapter 3 - Specific Registration Information by Feed Type
3.2 Anion/Cation Balance Feeds

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Registration Checklist for Anion/Cation Balance Feeds

Administrative Registration Requirements

  • Completed application package per Chapter 1

Proposed Label

  • Brand name (optional)
  • Product name reflecting purpose of the product and the intended species
  • Product claim statement
  • Guaranteed analysis
  • Guarantees for actual % chlorine and actual cation/anion balance expressed in mEq/kg
  • Formula used to determine DCAB (Dietary Cation/Anion Balance)
  • Complete list of ingredients by generic name as listed in Schedule IV or V of the Feeds Regulations including registration numbers for Part II ingredients or mixed feeds as required
  • Directions for use to permit safe and effective use of feed
  • Caution and/or warning statements (if applicable)
  • Name and address of registrant
  • Net amount (metric measure)
  • Registration number (to be added)

Product Composition

  • Formulation / percentage composition listing amount of each ingredient by generic name as listed in Schedule IV or V of the Feeds Regulations including registration numbers for Part II ingredients or mixed feeds
  • Formulation / Ingredients - verify level of ingredients does not exceed maximums per Schedules IV and V

Scientific Studies

  • A minimum of two studies supporting the efficacy of the product to significantly reduce DCAB of the total diet (forage + concentrates) for typical dairy dry cow nutritional regimes must be submitted for evaluation.
  • Calculations used to determine Dietary Cation/Anion Balance (DCAB)

Promotional Claims (including Internet and Advertising)

  • Consistent with stated purpose of product

Note: Further information may be required after a review of the preliminary submission.

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