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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 360. Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Commercial Feed Act

2VAC5-360-70. Nonprotein nitrogen.

Urea, ammonium salts of carbonic and phosphoric acids, and ammoniated products defined by the Official Publication of the Association of American Feed Control Officials, Inc., 2002, are acceptable ingredients in commercial cattle, sheep, and goat feeds only. These materials shall be considered adulterants in commercial feeds for other animals and for birds. The maximum percentage of equivalent protein from nonprotein nitrogen shall appear immediately below the crude protein in the guaranteed analysis; and the name of the substance supplying the nonprotein nitrogen shall appear in the ingredient list. If the equivalent protein from nonprotein nitrogen in a feed exceeds 1/3 of the total crude protein, or if more than 8.75% equivalent protein is from nonprotein nitrogen, the label shall contain adequate directions for use. The label shall also contain the following statement in conspicuous type:

WARNING: This feed should be used only in accordance with the directions furnished on the label.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-4801 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-04-06 § 7, eff. May 28, 1986; amended, Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 9, eff. February 12, 2004; Errata, 20:11 VA.R. 1387 February 9, 2004.

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