December 27, 2016
Animine: CoRouge® approved in EU
Animine submitted to the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) a registration dossier for the authorisation of the CoRouge® feed additive's use in animal nutrition in 2014, the company says.
The identity, safety and efficacy of the product have been assessed for two years. Following which, the scientific authority released in June 2016 a "Positive Opinion" for this new source of copper.
On December 15, the result was published in Regulation (EU) 2016/2261 authorising the copper (I) oxide for animal nutrition. CoRouge® is a formulated product which offers the same benefits as HiZox®, a potentiated source of zinc oxide. CoRouge has the highest metal concentrations (75%), excellent physical properties, low levels of undesirable substances and high bioavailability.
CoRouge® has been tested by renowned Universities in Europe and the US.