Medicated animal feedingstuffs and specified feed additives (VMGN 17)

Veterinary medicines guidance note for manufacturers and suppliers of veterinary medicines for incorporation into animal feedingstuffs

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Medicated Feedingstuffs and Specified Feed Additives

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The Veterinary Medicines Regulations applies to manufacturers and suppliers of veterinary medicinal products (VMPs) for incorporation into;

  • animal feedingstuffs
  • specified feed additives (SFAs) (i.e. coccidiostats, histomonostats and non-antibiotic growth promoters)
  • premixtures
  • feedingstuffs containing SFAs and VMPs
  • complementary feedingstuffs containing SFAs

Applies to vets, keepers of animals and other industries involved in the use of VMPs and SFAs in animal feedingstuffs.

Published 31 July 2013